A four wheel drive vehicle has crashed on Whakatu Drive.
Traffic is backed up as far as Waimea Road as police, fire and ambulance are attending the scene.
The southbound lane has been opened.
Nursing student, Britt Lawson, drove past the scene. She says a silver four wheel drive appears to have flipped on the motorway at speed
“There’s traffic backed up all down the motorway there’s a flipped four wheel drive it’s completely totalled, all down the front.”
she says the accident is around 500m from the lower Songer Street overpass.
Congestion has eased and traffic is starting to flow again.
The vehicle has been removed from the scene on a tow truck.
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