Car catches fire on Whirokino Bridge

Last updated 13:20 21/02/2014

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A car on fire near the Whirokino Bridge is causing delays on State Highway 1, near Foxton.

Inspector Chris Tate said the car was fully involved at 12.55pm and south-bound traffic was being diverted down Foxton-Shannon Rd. 

Fire services were at the scene.

Mr Tate said it did not appear to be a car crash, rather the car caught fire.

There was no one trapped in the car, and no one was injured in the incident. 

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- Manawatu Standard


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