State Highway 1 closed after crash – Taupiri

State Highway 1 closed after crash – Taupiri

Waikato

State Highway 1 is closed near Taupiri after a crash at 11:50am involving two vehicles.

Seven people have been injured – one person with serious injuries and the six others with moderate injuries.

A helicopter has been dispatched to the crash.

The road has been closed at Great South Road diverting traffic south through Ngaruawahia, and at the Waikato Expressway/Gordonton Road intersection.

Motorists are asked to avoid the area if possible.

ENDS

Issued by Police Media Centre