Motorists are asked to avoid State Highway 6, Tasman
Motorists are advised to avoid State Highway 6, Longford,
Tasman following a crash earlier this afternoon.
and trailer unit crashed and lost its load on the
Kawatiri-Murchison Highway (SH 6) between Owen Valley West
Road and Nuggety Creek Road at 1:09pm.
No one was injured
in the crash.
However the road could be closed for
sometime while it's cleared.
Motorists are advised to
expect delays or avoid the
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