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Crash closes Lewis Pass

NZ NewswireNZ Newswire 28/09/2016

<span style="font-size:13px;">A serious crash has closed a short section of SH1 near Gore with the person flown to hospital in a critical condition.</span> © SNPA A serious crash has closed a short section of SH1 near Gore with the person flown to hospital in a critical condition. A truck has rolled on the Lewis Pass, closing the route linking northern Canterbury to the West Coast.

Police say the truck drive was not injured in the crash just after 6am on State Highway 7 near Goings Creek Bridge, west of Hanmer Springs.

The road was blocked in both directions and no diversions were in place.

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