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Source: New Zealand Police (District News)

Police are the scene of a serious crash on State Highway 36 (Pyes Pa Road), Oropi.

Emergency services were alerted to the truck vs car crash between Turner St and Whataroa Rd at around 8:52am.

An update on injuries will be provided when able.

A helicopter has been dispatched.

The Serious Crash Unit has been notified.

The road is blocked and diversions are in place.

Motorists are asked to avoid the area.

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Issued by Police Media Centre

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