Two people have died in a serious crash on State Highway 6 at Marlborough’s Pelorus Bridge.
The crash involved two vehicles and occurred shortly after 1pm on the Nelson side of the bridge. One of the vehicles is understood to be a ute with a motorcycle on the back.
At least two others were injured in the incident.
Emergency services are in attendance and State Highway 6 between Blenheim and Nelson has been closed as a result of the crash. However, no detours are in place.
Road blocks are in place at Hira, north of Nelson and also at Canvastown. Motorists are warned to expect delays.
source: newshub archive