Serious Crash Pelorus Bridge
Location: Pelorus Bridge, SHW6 Marlborough
Services are currently attending a serious crash on SHW 6 at
the Pelorus Bridge.
The road is closed while the
emergency services attend to the scene. There are no
detours. Expect delays.
Police will update this media
release when the road
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