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Auckland motorway crash: SH1 crash between Bombay and Ramarama delays traffic, lanes reopened

Natasha Hill

A crash on Auckland’s southern motorway closed lanes on parts of State Highway 1 this morning causing major delays for motorists.

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Traffic heading in and out of Auckland is near a standstill between Bombay and Ramarama.

Northbound and southbound lane closures were in place at the crash site for the recovery of the vehicle.

Southbound traffic was backed up for 12km and northbound traffic was slow for 9km.

NZ Transport Agency Waka Kotahi said the crash happened at 10.45am, causing delays to motorists heading north and south through the area.

Police said the vehicle came in contact with a median barrier, causing one lane to be blocked.

It appears there were no serious injuries.

Hero Image: A crash on Auckland's southern motorway has blocked one lane, causing heavy traffic.

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