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Serious Crash On SH 2

Serious Crash On SH 2

Just before 6:30am this morning, a car travelling north on SH 2 has crossed the raised medium strip and collided with a southbound vehicle.

This occurred between Gibbons Street and Totara Park Road.

There was one occupant in the northbound vehicle and three occupants in the southbound vehicle. The occupant in the rear of the southbound vehicle is in a serious condition and has been flown to Wellington Hospital by the Westpac Rescue Helicopter. The remaining occupants have been transported by Ambulance with moderate injuries to Hutt Hospital.

Police Serious Crash is at the scene investigating the cause of the accident. Currently the northbound lanes are closed while the crash scene is measured but will be open by 8:00am.

The southbound lanes are closed and will remain closed until about 8:30am while that side of the highway is measured and photographed.

Currently southbound traffic is being diverted off SH 2 at Totara Park Road while the road is closed. A further media alert will be sent out when the road is fully open.

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