Update: Serious Crash – SH1, Kaitaia - Northland - Northland
The crash, between the
pedestrian and a vehicle, occurred around 6:20pm.
Serious Crash Unit is in attendance and an investigation
into the circumstances of the crash is underway.
road remains closed while a scene examination is carried
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