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Police Are Attending A Serious Crash In The Morrinsville Area

Emergency services are responding to a serious crash on Piako Road, Morrinsville.

Initial indications are that one person is injured.

The road is currently blocked and motorists are asked to avoid the area.

The Serious Crash Unit will attend the scene.

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