8 Jul 2016

SH3 closed at Manawatu Gorge

5:49 pm on 8 July 2016

State Highway 3 remains blocked through the Manawatu Gorge after a truck broke through barriers and plunged into the river.

Police say the driver is safe, and work has been done since this morning to pull the truck out of the water.

Manawatu Gorge

State Highway 3 through the Manawatu Gorge is closed and police are asking drivers to take alternative routes. Photo: Wikicommons