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State Highway 25 south of Whangamata closed by crash

State Highway 25 south of Whangamata closed by crash bringing live power lines down and blocking both lanes. Expect the road to be closed both ways for several hours. See police report below.
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Update: 12:49PM

Emergency services have worked to clear one lane of State Highway 25 south of Whangamata following a truck crash this morning.

The crash was reported to Police at 11.10am and initially the road was closed in both directions.

While one lane is now clear, motorists can expect continued delays and should take alternative routes where possible.


Update: 12:11PM

State Highway 25 south of Whangamata is blocked following a truck crash.

The truck has collided with a power pole, bringing live power lines down.

The truck driver has sustained moderate injuries and has been safely removed from the truck.

The road has been closed in both directions and is expected to remain closed for at least a couple of hours.

Motorists are advised to delay travel or take alternative routes where possible.