2 Oct 2014

One dead in West Coast crash

7:55 pm on 2 October 2014

One person is dead and two others are in Greymouth Hospital after two vehicles collided in the Lower Buller Gorge, on State Highway 6, this afternoon.

The Buller Gorge.

The Buller Gorge. Photo: PHOTO NZ

A police spokesperson said the crash happened on a bridge at 3.30pm.

One person was confirmed to have died and two other had been taken to Greymouth hospital. A fourth person was uninjured.

The road was expected to be closed until about 9pm, the spokesperson said.

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