The highway between Nelson and Blenheim has reopened to one lane, following a fatal crash earlier this afternoon.
The police say one person has died in the single vehicle accident just after 12.30pm on State Highway 6 on the Whangamoa Saddle, between Hira and Rai Valley.
The Serious Crash Unit is at the scene.
UPDATE 3:25PM— Top of the South (@NZTATotS) October 2, 2019
SH6 has re-opened to one lane with Stop / Go traffic management following an earlier road closure. Caution is advised along this route. ^JPhttps://t.co/RnL9IJK4U6