Serious crash, Takanini
Police are attending the scene of a serious crash on
Auckland's Southern Motorway near Takanini.
involved four cars and occurred about 10:05pm.
southbound lanes are closed and Police will be closing a
Diversions will be put in place.
closures are expected to be in place for several hours and
motorists should avoid the area.
The Serious Crash Unit
will be examining the
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