Wellington Scoop

SH1 closed by crash at Pukerua Bay

News from NZ Police
State Highway One has re-opened following a single vehicle crash around 3:30am this morning near Pukerua Bay. The crash occurred in the northbound lane – however both lanes were blocked until just after 6am.

One person was taken to hospital in a serious condition.

Earlier news from NZ Police
Police and emergency services are at a collision at Pukerua Bay, where a single vehicle has crashed in the north-bound lane. The crash occurred at 3.30am and the road is blocked in both directions.

The driver of the vehicle has been taken to hospital by helicopter and remains in a serious condition.

There were also afternoon delays for northbound traffic on SH1 between Waikanae and Otaki.

The delays had eased, reported the NZTA, by 6.20.