Serious crash, Whanganui
"Serious crash, Whanganui"
Emergency services are
responding to a serious crash on State Highway 4 (Anzac
The crash, between a car and a
motorcycle, occurred at 6:15pm near Georgetti Road.
arrival the car and any occupants had decamped from the
Initial indications are the rider of the motorcycle
has sustained serious injuries.
The Serious Crash Unit has
been advised and Police will investigate the crash.
Motorists are asked to avoid the
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