27 Oct 2018

Crash closes section of SH2 between Opotiki and Gisborne

7:22 am on 27 October 2018

A serious crash has closed a section of State Highway 2 between Opotiki and Gisborne.

Emergency services were called to a truck crash on Waioeka Gorge, two kilometres south of Tauranga Bridge, about midnight.

The truck rolled and caught fire, police said.

They said the driver has a serious leg injury and was taken to hospital.

Waiokea Gorge is closed and motorists are ask to use State Highway 35.