12 Jul 2015

SH1 closed south of Taupo after truck caught fire

3:30 pm on 12 July 2015

A truck that caught fire on State Highway 1 about 11 kilometres south of Taupo has caused the road's closure until 4.30pm.

Diesel fuel is on the road.

State Highway 1 is presently closed to traffic from Taupo airport all the way down to Turangi.

Motorists are advised to use State Highway 32 and State Highway 41 to get around it.