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Source: New Zealand Police (District News)

SH1 at Tirau remains closed following a serious crash earlier this afternoon. 

The crash, involving two trucks, occurred on SH1 between Main Road and SH5 around 3:30pm.

The road is expected to be blocked for some time while emergency services work to clear the scene. 

Detours are in place at SH5, Hetherington Road, Okoroire Road which becomes Patetere Street, and SH27. 

Further information will be released when available. 

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Issued by Police Media Centre

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