Truck crash - SH1 near Hikurangi
Police are currently in attendance at a crash where a
cattle truck has crashed and is blocking State Highway 1
Emergency services were called at around
3pm after the truck tipped over.
No person has been
injured and thankfully there were no cattle being
transported at the time.
The road is closed and diversions
are in place at Jordan Valley Road and Hukerenui Road.
road is expected to take some time to clear and motorists
are asked to avoid the
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