18 Feb 2024

Arthur's Pass SH73 reopens after crash

8:47 pm on 18 February 2024
Waimakariri River in Arthur's pass national park.

Waimakariri River in Arthur's Pass. (File photo). Photo: 123rf.com

Arthur's Pass, between Canterbury and the West Coast has reopened near the Waimakariri River bridge, after a crash.

Two vehicles were involved and there were indications of moderate to serious injuries, police said in a statement.

The crash happened about 4.20pm Sunday.

It was expected the section of SH73 would be closed "for some time", and motorists were asked to delay travelling on the route.

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