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Source: New Zealand Police (District News)

Police are in attendance at a serious crash on State Highway 10 near Awanui.

The crash, involving a truck and a pedestrian, was reported at 2.50pm.

The pedestrian has sustained serious injuries and has been airlifed to hosptial.

Diversions are currently in place and State Highway 10 is currently closed between Kumi Road and Church Road.

The Serious Crash Unit has been notified and will examine the scene.

Police advise motorists to expect delays on their journey while diversions are in place.

An investigation will be commenced into the circumstances of the crash.

ENDS.

Jarred Williamson/NZ Police

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