18 Sep 2015

State Highway 60 near Mapua closed

3:46 pm on 18 September 2015

Nelson police say a section of state highway 60 near Mapua is closed after powerlines came down, trapping four vehicles.

Traffic diversions are in place on the Coastal Highway.

A police spokesperson said it was believed the lines were brought down by a tree being felled in the area.

No one in the vehicles involved was injured.