20 Jul 2019

Tunnel crash causes delays for Auckland motorists

1:55 pm on 20 July 2019

A high-end sports car crashed in the Victoria Park Tunnel this afternoon, causing queues of traffic all the way to Ellerslie.

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Photo: RNZ / Matthew Theunissen

The crash occurred in the centre lane near the middle of the tunnel and traffic is crawling either side of the stricken vehicle.

The Transport Agency is advising people to expect significant delays and is urging motorists to drive with care.

Victoria Park Tunnel is the main route to travel north of Auckland, connecting with the Harbour Bridge and North Shore.

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Police assist inside the tunnel where the crashed car is blocking the centre lane. Photo: RNZ / Matthew Theunissen