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Serious Crash Closes Karanagahake Gorge For Several Hours

Serious Crash Closes Karanagahake Gorge For Several Hours

Posted July 22, 2021
Road Info

Three people are reported to be seriously injured following a serious crash on SH2 between Paeroa and Waihi today.

Police were called to the two vehicle collision around 3:15 pm.

Motorists were advised to avoid the area.

Karangahake Gorge was closed for several hours, not opening until nearly 9.30 pm, while emergency services worked at the scene and the Serious Crash Unit investigated the crash site.

Diversions were in place at SH2 and SH26, SH2 and Orchard Road, and at SH2 and Waitawheta Road.