Two-car crash near Morrinsville, three injured

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Police were called to a two-vehicle collision on State Highway 26 at Morrinsville early Saturday morning.

Three people have been taken to hospital - one with critical injuries, the others moderate.

Police report they were called to the collision about 3.10am.  The Serious Crash Unit was also notified.

As a result of the crash NZTA has closed State Highway 26 near Morrinsville between Piako Rd and Avenue North Rd.  A detour is in place, via Kuranui Rd and Avenue Rd.

Northbound: Turn right on to Kuranui Rd, then left on to Avenue Rd, then right on to SH26. Southbound: Northbound in reverse.

NZTA advise that motorists plan their journeys accordingly and allow extra time for travel.

It is unknown when the road will be reopened, so is closed until further notice.

At the scene? Phone 0800 SUNLIVE or email

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