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Source: New Zealand Police (District News)

Police are responding to a serious crash along SH 2 on Remutaka Hill.

Emergency services were notified of the single-vehicle collision at around 9:42am.

The vehicle is reported to have gone off the side of the road and overturned.

The sole occupant of the vehicle reportedly has serious injuries and a helicopter has been dispatched.

One lane is open to allow traffic to pass. However, motorists are asked to avoid the area if possible as delays are likely.

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Issued by the Police Media Centre

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