A serious crash near Glenhope, in Tasman District, south of Nelson, before 5 pm this afternoon, has closed State Highway 6 as police conduct a scene investigation and the vehicle is recovered.
The highway is now closed between Kawatiri Junction and Korere with a detour that will add around 40 minutes to journeys. Please allow extra time or consider delaying your journey, the NZ Transport Agency advises. More information here(external link).
Southbound drivers will be detoured onto Korere Tophouse Road and State Highway 63 St Arnaud. Northbound drivers: the reverse direction.
Updates will be posted on the NZ Transport Agency’s South Island Facebook(external link) page or the Transport Agency’s Twitter(external link) page for Top of the South Island.