2 Jul 2009

Man falls to death on motorway

5:13 pm on 2 July 2009

A man has fallen to his death on a motorway in Wellington.

Police say he had climbed along a large concrete beam above the motorway near Buller Street and fell onto a northbound lane.

The incident occurred just before midnight on Wednesday. State Highway 1 was closed for 90 minutes.

Police say there are no suspicious circumstances and the matter will be referred to the Coroner.