Traffic was backed up on State Highway 1 for about an hour after a car rolled near Tawa.
The accident happened about 12pm. One car was involved.
There was a single occupant in the car, who was treated by ambulance at the scene for what appeared to be minor injuries, a police spokeswoman said.
The crash happened in the south bound lane on the Tawa straight.
Motorists were advised to take alternative routes through Tawa while the back-log cleared.
Police, fire and ambulance services attended.
- © Fairfax NZ News
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