12 Sep 2009

Pioneer Highway closed in Palmerston North

7:08 am on 12 September 2009

Traffic is being diverted in Palmerston North after a car hit a bridge on Pioneer Highway.

The incident occurred just before 5am on Saturday, with the vehicle ending up in the water.

Police say three people were in the vehicle: one had to be cut from the car in order to escape.

All traffic is being diverted from the highway into Longburn Rongotea Road, then into No. 1 line, before returning to Pioneer Highway from Amberley Ave.