The NZ Transport Agency is advising people to expect delays and take extra care on State Highway 30 near Awakeri after a serious crash closed the road.
The State Highway is closed between State Highway 2 and Luxton Road.
A detour is in place via local roads and this will add about five to ten minutes to a journey.
The Transport Agency says all road users should take extra care and expect some delays while an investigation is carried out.
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