Serious crash Matata
"Serious crash Matata"
Bay of Plenty Police are attending
a serious crash on Burt Road, Matata.
The crash was
reported to emergency services at 4.24pm and involved a
vehicle hitting a power pole.
As a result of the crash
Matata Road (SH2) is closed between Manawahe Road and Flax
Diversions are in place and motorists are asked to
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