22 Apr 2017

Landslide hits two cars on Rimutaka Hill

10:17 pm on 22 April 2017

A landslide on the Rimutaka Hill has hit two cars, but the police say no-one was injured.

State Highway 2 (Rimutaka Hill Road) near the top of the range

State Highway 2 near the top of the range (file picture). Photo: CC Deano87

Police are attending the scene on State Highway 2 at the summit of Rimutaka Hill, between Wellington and Wairarapa.

The road was closed in both directions, but has now reopened.

Police are advising motorists to be patient and to keep wide following distances.