Serious crash SH29, Old Kaimai Road
Bay of Plenty Police are attending a serious crash on
SH29, Old Kaimai Road.
The crash was reported to emergency
services shortly after 2pm.
The road is currently closed
and diversions are in place.
Motorists are asked to avoid
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