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Source: New Zealand Police (District News)

The intersection of Riccarton Road and Hansons Lane, Upper Riccarton is closed and diversions are in place following a serious crash.

Traffic management is in place and motorists are asked to avoid the area as the road is expected to be closed for some time.

The crash, which involved a motorcyclist and a car, was reported to Police at 6.47am. The Serious Crash Unit is in attendance.

Further updates will be provided when they are available.

Issued by Police Media Centre