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Fatal crash on SH1 at Manakau

News from NZ Police
One person has died om a crash on State Highway 1 north of Manakau. Two vehicles collided around 5:30pm near Kuku East Road.

Three people were taken to hospital in Palmerston North.

Traffic on SH1 was stopped for more than 90 minutes while the Serious Crash Unit investigated.

Police worked to clear the scene as quickly as possible – one lane reopened at 7.15pm, with stop-go traffic management in place.

DomPost: Traffic backed up for 4km in both directions