October 3, 2023

‘Avoid the area’: Crash on Auckland’s southern motorway causing traffic delays

Watch: Commuters heading into central Auckland from the south are being advised to expect delays, after a crash on the southern motorway.

An early morning crash on Auckland’s southern motorway is causing early morning headaches for motorists.

Police said drivers should expect delays after a two-car crash on the southern motorway near Takanini, on Thursday morning.

The crash was reported to police at around 6:17am and is currently blocking two northbound lanes.

“At this stage, there doesn’t appear to be any serious injuries reported however traffic is building quickly,” a police spokesperson said.

“Motorists are advised to delay travel or avoid the area if possible.”

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