Person dead following serious crash on State Highway 1 in Tirau, Waikato

Person dead following serious crash on State Highway 1 in Tirau, Waikato

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Police report one person has died following a serious crash in Tirau, Waikato, Monday afternoon.

The crash occurred at around 3.30pm involving two trucks on State Highway 1 at the Tirau rail overbridge between Main Road and State Highway 5.

One person died at the scene. No one else was injured.

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Authorities told the media the road was blocked for some time while emergency services worked to clear the scene.

Motorists are urged to avoid the area and delay any planned travel where possible at the time of the incident.

Diversions were in place at State Highway 5, Hetherington Road, Okoroire Road to Patetere Street, and State Highway 27.

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