Person seriously injured in North Island truck-car crash

Person seriously injured in North Island truck-car crash
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Emergency services are rushing to the scene of a serious crash on State Highway 57 in Shannon, in the North Island's Horowhenua District.

"The crash involving a car and a truck was reported around 4pm," a police spokesperson says.

"Early reports indicate one person is seriously injured."

The road is closed and traffic is being diverted from Shannon to Foxton. Motorists are advised to avoid the area, if possible.

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