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Mount Somers, Ashburton Area: Crash Logging Truck Rollover

Mount Somers, Ashburton District: Crash Logging Truck Rollover

Canterbury, 11 August 2014 - About 5.40am this morning a truck and trailer unit carrying logs bound for the Port of Timaru rolled over on a moderate corner on Arundel Rakaia Gorge Road.

The road was closed for 5 hours with diversions put in place.

Police Serious Crash and CVIU officers attended the scene supported by a Police photographer and local Police.

A 39 year old male was examined by St John Ambulance personal and transported to Christchurch Hospital by Westpac Helicopter. His condition is described as minor with a broken rib and bruising.

The cause of the crash was still being investigated.

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