19 Aug 2014

Fatality in SH2 road accident

4:12 pm on 19 August 2014

One person has died in a head-on collision north of Wellington, closing the Rimutaka Hill road. The accident occurred on State Highway 2 at the intersection with the Kaitoke Loop road about 7.15am.

Police say there has been at least one fatality but it is unclear know how many other people may be involved.

Rimutaka Hill Road between Kaitoke and Featherston was closed for several hours is closed causing lengthy delays.