Crash at Mapua turnoff


A two car collision has occurred on the Mapua intersection turnoff.

The collision occurred on State Highway 60 and police are attending the scene. Traffic has built up.

Richmond chief fire officer Ralph Lonsdale says he understands people are still inside the vehicles.

“All we know if they’re cutting people out at the moment. It’s a little bit vague at the moment but there’s more than one.”

Police are advising commuters traveling to Motueka from Nelson to use the inland route via Upper Moutere.

More to come…