Police attending vehicle crash north of Whangarei
Police attending vehicle crash north of
Thursday, 21 August 2014 -
Police are attending a crash on State
Highway One near Puhipuhi Road, north of Whangarei.
crash involving three cars occurred about 3.45pm. One person
is believed to have died in the crash and two others are
Ambulance and Fire Service are also at
The road near the crash scene is closed and
traffic diversions are in place.
Motorists heading north
are being diverted through Jordan Valley Road and those
heading south are being diverted through Hukerenui
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