Update - crash on Northern Motorway
The latest report from the scene of a multiple vehicle
crash on the Northern Motorway at Dairy Flat suggest one
person has critical injuries.
Emergency services were
called to the crash at 6.02am, where several vehicles were
The crash happened on the southbound lanes at
section 2C, between the Silverdale off-ramp and the Oteha
Police continue to advise motorists to
avoid the route and expect delays.
Local diversions are in
The Serious Crash Unit and the Commercial Vehicle
Safety Team will attend the
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