Serious crash, Duntroon-Georgetown Road – Waitaki
"Serious crash, Duntroon-Georgetown Road – Waitaki
Police are attending a serious crash on
Duntroon-Georgetown Road (State Highway 83), Kokoamo, in the
Police were alerted to the car vs
powerpole crash at around 8:10pm.
Diversions are in place
and some powerlines are currently down.
advised to avoid the area, if
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