DEATHS

Two dead after Pelorus crash

Wednesday 5 December 2012, 3:10PM
By New Zealand Police
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TASMAN

Two people have died following an horrific crash at Pelorus Bridge in Marlborough today.

The crash happened shortly after 1pm on the Nelson side of Pelorus Bridge. It involved two vehicles, one of which was a ute with a motorcycle on the back. Two other people are believed to have been injured in the crash.

Emergency services are currently in attendance.

State Highway 6 between Blenheim and Nelson is closed as a result of the crash. Road blocks are in place at Hira, north of Nelson and also at Canvastown.