Emergency services respond to State Highway 58 crash involving Motorcyclist in Whitby, Wellington

Emergency services respond to State Highway 58 crash involving Motorcyclist in Whitby, Wellington

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Emergency services responded to a crash on State Highway 58 in Wellington, Friday evening.

The crash occurred between James Cook Drive and Joseph Banks Drive intersection at around 4.25pm.

A motorcyclist was involved in the incident. They are reported to be in moderate condition.

Paekakariki Hill Road has initially been closed every Friday afternoon from 3pm to 7pm due to safety and congestion impacts.

Detours are available for Westbound motorists by turning left onto Joseph Banks Drive and then right onto James Cook Drive — back onto State Highway 58. The same applies to Eastbound traffic.

The road was expected to be closed for some time.

Motorists were advised to avoid the area where possible.

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