Crash: Great South Road, between Shirley and East Tamaki
Great South Road, between Shirley and East Tamaki
Roads, Papatoetoe, Auckland
Crash - Car v Pedestrian - Road
Thursday, 31 July 2014 -
The Counties Manukau Serious
Crash Unit is attending a serious injury crash between an 11
year old pedestrian and a car.
The collision occurred at
about 3.25pm on Great South Road, Papatoetoe
Road between Shirley and East Tamaki Roads, Papatoetoe is
currently closed to all traffic and diversions are in
Motorist should avoid the area.
The road closure
is expected to be in place for approximately 3 hours.
further information is available at this
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