Person cut out of vehicle near Brightwater


A collision between a Hilux and a van occurred this afternoon just after 2pm at the intersection of Clover Rd and Main Rd Hope.

The driver of the van was cut out of of the vehicle by fire crew and is believed to have been taken to Nelson Hospital by ambulance.

Damage to the front of the Toyota Hilux.
Damage to the front of the Toyota Hilux.

At least two ambulance, along with police and Brightwater fire crew attended the scene

Traffic was blocked and reduced to one lane until around 3.45 when both lanes were opened up.

Traffic is now flowing freely.

This incident follows Thursday’s collision where a man was airlifted from the Mapua intersection to Nelson Hospital with suspected spinal injuries.

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