Two dead in SH6 crash near Marlborough

Wednesday 5 Dec 2012 2:36 p.m.

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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.

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