Six injured, one seriously after two-vehicle crash on SH25 Hauraki District crash. The incident occurred near Hauraki Rd, Orongo, and prompted an immediate response from emergency services. The crash, which took place around 6:52 pm on Thursday, resulted in various degrees of injury for those involved.
- Two-vehicle collision on SH25 in Hauraki District injures six.
- One person seriously injured, four with moderate injuries, one with minor.
- Emergency services, including two rescue helicopters, responded to the scene.
- SH25 was closed, affecting Thursday evening traffic.
Emergency Services Rush to Aid Crash Victims
Upon the crash alert, police, Fire and Emergency NZ, and Hato Hone St John swiftly converged on the scene. A Fire and Emergency NZ spokesperson reported that two individuals were trapped, necessitating extraction efforts. The seriousness of the incident was underscored by the dispatch of two rescue helicopters to assist the injured.
SH25 Hauraki District crash and Hospital Responses
The accident had immediate repercussions on traffic flow, leading to the closure of SH25. Drivers were advised to seek alternative routes to avoid delays. Meanwhile, the injured were attended to, with the most critical patient airlifted to Waikato Hospital and others transported to Thames Emergency Department for further care.
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Six injured, one seriously after two-vehicle crash on SH25 Hauraki District crash, has brought forth a wave of support from emergency services. The community is reminded of the importance of road safety as authorities continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding the crash. The road has since reopened, but the incident serves as a sobering reminder of the unpredictability of road travel.