The crash in a citybound lane includes a boat on a trailer.A crash in a southbound lane of the Auckland Harbour Bridge involving a boat on a trailer has reduced traffic to a crawl.
The crash occurred shortly before 1pm today near the height of the bridge in a citybound lane.
SH1 NORTHERN MWY, NORTHBOUND – CRASH – 1:15PM Due to a crash on the Auckland Harbour Bridge a southbound lane is BLOCKED. Please expect delays through this area and pass the scene with care. ^TV
— Waka Kotahi NZTA Auckland & Northland (@WakaKotahiAkNth) July 24, 2021
Images of the crash show a motorboat on a trailer having smashed into the rear window of a Subaru SUV.
Another car close behind the trailer appears stationary in the photos and also seems to be involved in the crash.
Police said at 1.45pm a tow truck was on the way to clear the damaged vehicles from the bridge.