Serious incident near Murchison
Emergency services are attending the scene of a serious
incident near Murchison.
Police received a report around
1:50pm that a vehicle had been struck by rockfall around
800m north of O’Sullivans Bridge.
Initial reports are
that one person has been seriously injured in the incident.
SH6 is currently closed and motorists are advised to
avoid the area.
The Serious Crash Unit is
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