Crash on SH36 Oropi

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Update 6:18pm: Emergency services are responding to a serious crash at the intersection of SH36 and Mangatoi Road, Oropi.

A police spokesperson says, an earlier release said the crash at the intersection of SH36 and Mangatoi Road, Oropi, involved two vehicles.

This is incorrect, only one vehicle was involved.

Earlier: Emergency services are responding to a serious crash at the intersection of SH36 and Mangatoi Road, Oropi.

The crash, involving two vehicles, was reported at 4.30pm, a police spokesperson says.

One person is reported to be in a critical condition.

Motorists are advised to avoid the area if possible

Earlier: Traffic delays are being reported along State Highway 36 this afternoon.

A caller to the 0800 SUNLIVE news hotline says traffic is building up through the gorge due to a crash in the area.

Live traffic reporting from Google Maps shows heavy traffic through the gorge.

SunLive has contacted police and will update the story once more information is available.

At the scene?

Call 0800 SUNLIVE or email photos to newsroom@thesun.co.nz

 




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