Police warn motorists to take care on Crown Range Road
"Police warn motorists to take care on Crown Range
Police are warning motorists driving on the
Queenstown side of Crown Range Road to take extra care and
drive to the conditions.
The road is currently very wet
and slippery and there have been three crashes at one
corner, about 300 metres north of the scenic lookout, since
No injuries were
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Pike River: Mine Drift Re-Entry Plan To Proceed
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