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Source: New Zealand Police (District News)

Police are seeking witnesses to a serious crash in Gore earlier this morning.

Emergency services were notified of the two car crash on State Highway 1, near the intersection with Charlton Rd, at around 7:15am.

The head on crash involved a Police vehicle.

The Police member suffered minor injuries, the driver of the other vehicle suffered serious injuries and was helicoptered to Dunedin Hospital where they remain.

Police are asking anyone who witnessed the crash or anyone who was travelling along State Highway 1 near the Charlton Road intersection between 7:00 and 7:30am to contact us.

Anyone who has information that could assist our investigation into the cause of the crash, is asked to contact Police on 105 quoting file number 210709/3434.

Information can also be passed on via Crimestoppers anonymous on 0800 555 111.

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Issued by Police Media Centre

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