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Source: New Zealand Police (District News)

Police are currently in attendance at a serious crash on State Highway 8 (Pleasant Point – Cave Highway) near Cave.

Police received the report of a crash involving a truck and pedestrian just after 9:30am today. One person is reported to have suffered serious injuries.

Officers are assisting with traffic management, and the road will shortly be closed for a period of time while a rescue helicopter lands.

Members of the public are advised to avoid the area if possible.

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MIL OSI