All road users are being asked to avoid State Highway 2 Karangahake Gorge after a serious crash.
The road is expected to be closed at Mackaytown until around 4pm while the truck involved in the crash and the debris are removed.
A detour is in place via State Highway 26 and State Highway 25a for southbound traffic and reverse for northbound. People can expect delays. The detour is expected to add around 90 minutes to your journey.
The best way to get up to date and accurate road information is to monitor the Transport Agency’s travel pages www.nzta.govt.nz/traffic(external link). Or plan ahead by signing up to www.onthemove.govt.nz(external link) to get email notifications about road and traffic conditions on the route you plan to travel. Don’t forget to check Twitter and Facebook for regular updates on delays, incidents and congestion hotspots.