Wellington Scoop

Crash closes both lanes of Mt Vic tunnel

Sunday traffic faced long extra delays this morning after a crash closed the Mt Victoria Tunnel for an hour.

News from NZ Police
The Mt Victoria tunnel was blocked by a crash which took place at 11.15am.

The crash was not understood to be serious and injuries were reportedly minor.

However traffic couldn’t enter the tunnel from either end.

Motorists were asked to take alternative routes until the crash was cleared.

News from NZTA at 12.10pm
The tunnel was reopened soon after midday.