TRAFFIC

Serious crash - Te Awamutu

Saturday 17 July 2010, 9:11AM
By New Zealand Police
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TE AWAMUTU

Te Awamutu Police attended a serious motor vehicle crash on Rewi Street in Te Awamutu at about 8.40 pm on Friday 16 July 2010.

The crash is currently under investigation by the Waikato Serious Crash Unit and involved one vehicle, a 1998 Nissan Primera coloured silver.

The vehicle crashed into a bridge near the intersection of Station Road and Rewi Street in the township of Te Awamutu.

As a result of the damage caused during the crash, the bridge is now closed to all road traffic. Road diversions are in place until the bridge is repaired.

The three occupants of the vehicle were transported to Waikato Hospital by Ambulance with serious injuries.

An initial indication on the cause of the crash is that speed was a factor.