A van crash on State Highway 2 between Wellington and Petone has caused long traffic delays this afternoon.
UPDATE 12:30PM— NZTA Wellington (@NZTAWgtn) January 16, 2019
Delays from the #crash north of the interchange are still extending back to Petone for southbound traffic and to approximately 1km south of the interchange for northbound traffic. Here is a video of the delays as they are currently. ^RS pic.twitter.com/PmmChriuFZ
The crash happened at 11:40am and the driver was initially reported to be trapped inside the van.
The driver is now hospitalised at Hutt Hospital with moderate injuries.
NZTA said the site was cleared and lanes reopened by 1pm, but there were still long delays.
Traffic had been backed up for about 1km on the northbound lanes.