Serious crash, State Highway 29
Emergency services are responding to a serious crash near
Matamata on State Highway 29.
The two-vehicle crash
happened just after midday at the intersection with Hopkins
Indications are at this stage there are serious
Diversions are being put in place - motorists
are asked to avoid the area if possible.
will be released when it is
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