Four Car Motorway Crash
Friday, 25 July 2014 -
There has been a 4 car
crash on Auckland's southern motorway near the Walter
Strevens Road overbridge. This occurred in the northbound
lanes. Emergency services are on the scene.
involved have minor injuries. Traffic is moving very slowly
past the scene of the crash however tow trucks will arrive
0803am - Motorway lanes are now
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