Serious crash, Aongatete
Police is responding to a serious crash between a car and a
truck at the intersection of Wright Road and State Highway
2, near Aongatete.
Initial indications are that at least
one person is injured.
Both sides of the road are
currently blocked and are likely to remain closed for some
There are no diversions in place and motorists are
asked to avoid the area or expect significant
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