Truck crash - Governors Bay Road - Lyttelton, Christchurch
"Police News Alert Issued *** 5.21am, January 31st
Further to the incident on
Governors Bay Road (east of Dyers Pass Road) where a truck
and trailer unit overturned on 30 January 2014:
and trailer unit that overturned on Governers Bay Road has
been removed and Governors Bay Road is now open to light
vehicles - it will remain closed to heavy vehicles due to
concerns over the stability of the road. It is not known how
long the restriction for heavy vehicles will remain in
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