Bridge Closed Following Crash - Canterbury
The Old Waimakariri Bridge on Main North Road is closed
after a crash earlier this morning.
A vehicle crashed
through the bridge railings and into a creek at
Fortunately the driver of the vehicle, the
sole occupant, was reported to be uninjured.
bridge will need to remain closed until the barrier damage
can be inspected.
At this stage, ice on the bridge is
preventing contractors from undertaking their
Motorists are asked to take alternative
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