Car overtaking crashes near Manutahi

Emergency services were called to single vehicle accident near the intersection of South Road and Ingahape Road at around 11.10am on Sunday. Initial reports from Police were that a vehicle rolled, however it was overtaking another car and lost control. It did not collide with the other car or roll according to a police spokeswoman.... Continue Reading →

Awakino tunnel closed until further notice

The New Zealand Transport Agency are advising road users to avoid the Awakino gorge completely following a fatal accident on Monday. NZTA spokesperson Sarah-Lee Crellin said the road remains closed and we do not have an expected opening time. We ask motorists to avoid the area if possible or be prepared for a very long... Continue Reading →

Fatal accident near Awakino Tunnel

One person has died following a two car crash on SH3 near the Awakino Tunnel. The crash was reported to emergency services shortly before 12.30pm. Two people received minor injuries in the crash. A police investigation into the cause of this crash is underway. The Serious Crash Unit is examining the scene. The road is... Continue Reading →

One dead, six injured in Inglewood accident

Emergency services responded to a serious crash on Junction Road, Inglewood, New Plymouth this morning. Police were called to the two vehicle crash around 7.50am. One person has died at the scene and six others have received serious to minor injuries. The Serious Crash Unit has been advised and Junction Road is currently closed. Motorists... Continue Reading →

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