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Fatal crash south of Milton

Friday, December 08, 2017

Update: 2:05PM MILTON, Otago: POLICE and emergency services are attending a serious crash south of Milton at this hour.

New Zealand Police have confirmed one death at the scene.

It reported that a vehicle traveling North had collided with a truck traveling South on State Highway 1, near Moneymore Road.

Police said a van following the other vehicle had taken evasion action and went into a ditch.

The road is expected to be closed for some time, but there are diversions down Adams Flat Road and Creighton Road.

Police have advised motorists that trucks may not be able to use the diversions and to expect delays.

The Serious Crash Unit is at the scene and will be investigating the cause of the crash.

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