Wellington Scoop

Four-vehicle crash closes SH1 north of Levin

A serious crash blocked State Highway 1 north of Levin this morning.

NZTA advised at 8.55am that the highway was closed near the intersection with Te Whanga Road.

It said emergency services would direct traffic to an alternative route, but there would be delays.

NewsHub quoted a spokesperson for Fire and Emergency New Zealand as saying the collision involved two cars and two trucks, with one person “heavily trapped”.

At 9.50, NZTA said the road was likely to remain closed for several hours.

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