Truck fire SH5
SH5 north of Te Pohue remains closed following a truck
fire earlier this morning.
The highway is closed at the
intersection of SH5 and SH2 (Whirnaki/Eskdale) and SH1 and
Residents/non-through traffic only are being
It is anticipated one lane will be opened
in the next hour, this is dependent on the road being
The damaged truck is still to be
removed from the scene as specialist recovery equipment is
The road is not expected to be fully open for
some time yet.
Motorists are asked to avoid the
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