An seven-vehicle crash completely blocked State Highway 1 into Wellington this morning.
The crash, which happened at 5.40am in the southbound lane of State Highway 1 south of Porirua, police said.
Six cars and a motorbike were involved in the accident.
A pregnant woman and a male motorcyclist were taken to Wellington Hospital for precautionary medical checks.
The full cause of the accident was not yet known but weather likely played a part.
The motorway had been ''completely blocked'' southbound, but the crash was now cleared, police said.
- The Dominion Post
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