Serious crash on SH27

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UPDATE 2.40PM: The road has been closed after a serious two-car crash on SH27 near Matamata.

Emergency services are on site attending to one person in a critical condition.

"Due to a serious incident in this area the road is closed," says a police spokesperson.

"Please delay your journey or use an alternative route."

From Southbound traffic: Sh26, right into Ngarua rd, left into SH27 Northbound traffic: Right into Ngarua rd, left onto SH26 to Sh27.

To Southbound traffic: Left onto Sh26, right into Ngarua rd, left into SH27 Northbound traffic: Right into Ngarua rd, left onto SH26 to Sh27.

EARLIER 2.30PM: A serious collision between two vehicles has occurred on State Highway 27 near the Tatuanui roundabout, near Matamata. 

One person is in a critical condition and another has moderate injuries.

Road users are advised to seek alternative routes or to delay travel.

The Serious Crash Unit has been advised.



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