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Source: New Zealand Police

Police are at the scene of a serious crash on State Highway 3 near Waitomo.

Emergency services were alerted to the two car crash between Lees Block Road and Oparure Road at around 6:10pm.

Three people are reportedly injured. One critically, one seriously and one with moderate injuries.

A helicopter has been dispatched.

Diversions are in place. Motorists are asked to avoid the area if possible or expect delays.

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Issued by Police Media Centre

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