State Highway 60 Motueka partially closed following serious crash


Drivers using State Highway 60 through Motueka can expect delays this afternoon as emergency services attend a serious crash near the town centre.

Update 7.10pm:

The road is now open to all traffic.

Waka Kotahi wants to thank drivers for their patience and cooperation during today’s closure.

Update 5:15pm:

The highway remains closed to southbound traffic at the intersection with Pah St.

The Police Serious Crash Unit is at the crash scene conducting an investigation, and the lane closure may remain in place for several hours.

Drivers can continue to expect delays when travelling through Motueka.

Traffic bulletin 2.37pm:

The incident was reported shortly after 2pm.

The crash means the road is closed to southbound traffic at the intersection of State Highway 60 (High Street) and Pah Street. The road is currently open to northbound traffic.

Drivers are asked to take extra care and follow the directions of emergency services on site.

Travel delays are expected, and road users should factor this into their travel plans.