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SunLive – Vehicle rolls on Takitimu Drive, lanes blocked

Emergency services respond to a car crash on Takitimu Drive in Tauranga.

A SunLive reader reports that a car is upside down on the highway between 11th Avenue and the Elizabeth Street roundabout.

“A fire truck is just coming,” says the SunLive reader.

It is clear that some drivers help direct traffic.

Tauranga Transport Center says emergency services are now on scene.

“The vehicle has rolled over. The lanes are blocked at this stage.” says a Tauranga Transport Center spokesperson.

It is not yet known whether there are any injuries.

Traffic is reported to be heavily backed up along Takitimu Drive in the southbound lane between Elizabeth Street and 11th Ave.

Motorists are advised to expect delays and postpone their journey or take an alternative route.

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