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Five cars in nose-to-tail crash on SH1

News from NZ Police
There was a five-car nose to tail crash on State Highway 1 on the Kapiti Coast this afternoon.

The minor accident occurred at about 1.15 near the junction of Teihana Rd West, Pukerua Bay.

Police were called to the accident. The road was cleared within 15 minutes and there should be no delays.

Police ask drivers to drive carefully and to the conditions.

Police this afternoon report a slip on the Rimutaka Hill Road about 3km from the top on the Wairarapa side. This minor slip in the southbound lane will require Roading Contractors to clear.

The road is open and traffic is flowing past it.

Police ask drivers to drive to the wet conditions.