Motorists can expect delays and detours along State Highway 1 after a fuel tanker crashed in North Canterbury.
The tanker crashed this morning to north of the Pineacres intersection between Woodend Beach Road and Sandhill Road intersections.
NZTA journey manager Lee Wright said fuel in the tanker was being pumped out and a crane would be needed to move the truck.
Detours were in place until the crash cleared and motorists faced delays.
Fuel tanker crash near Woodend, North Canterbury, detours in place for some time while fuel is pumped out https://t.co/dLYtqAHkzL— NZTA Canterbury/WC (@NZTACWC) August 27, 2018