22 Dec 2017

SH1 north of Timaru closed after crash

6:30 pm on 22 December 2017

State Highway 1 just north of Timaru is closed after a two-car collision.

One person was trapped but has now been freed after the crash just before 3pm, police said.

Motorists should expect delays, police said.

And the Transport Agency said motorist heading up the coast north of Wellington should expect delays of up to 30mins near Peka Peka.