Update: Truck crash closes State Highway 2 south of Masterton - road now open


State Highway 2 is now open in both directions.

Update 5:50 pm

State Highway 2 is now open in both directions.

Road users can expect delays while queued traffic clears and drivers should take care while traveling through the crash site

NZTA/Waka Kotahi wants to thank drivers for their patience and cooperation while emergency services and contractors worked to reopen the road.

4:55 pm

Drivers travelling between Masterton and Carterton can expect delays this evening following a truck crash on State Highway 2

The incident, involving a logging truck, occurred at the Norfolk Road roundabout near Waingawa around 4:30 pm.

State Highway 2 is currently closed between Cornwall Road and East Taratahi Road.

Emergency services and contractors are attending

Drivers can expect travel delays until the crash scene is cleared and should follow the instructions of emergency services.

Updates on the highway’s status can be found on the NZTA/Waka Kotahi website.

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