Serious crash, Napier
"Serious crash, Napier"
Emergency services are responding
to a serious crash in Napier.
The crash, involving two
vehicles, occurred at the intersection of Te Awa Avenue and
Ellison Street around 4:40pm.
Initial reports are that one
person has sustained serious injuries.
The Serious Crash
Unit is attending.
Te Awa Avenue is closed between Creagh
Street and Ellison Street while emergency services work at
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