Delays expected after Upper Hutt crash
Police are asking motorists to be patient this evening
following a crash in Upper Hutt.
A vehicle rolled down a
bank on River Road about 5.35pm.
One person sustained
Motorists may experience delays and are
asked to avoid the area, if
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