NZ police are responding to serious crash at Ruapehu District

Emergency services are responding to a serious crash on State Highway 4, Owhango, in the Ruapehu District.

The crash, involving two vehicles, occurred just before 1pm.

Initial indications are two people are injured.

Diversions are being put in place and motorists are asked to avoid the area.

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