11 Jan 2019

Truck driver dies north of Gisborne

9:01 am on 11 January 2019

A truck driver has died after his vehicle rolled on State Highway 35, near Tokomaru Bay.

State Highway 35 near Tokomaru Bay

State Highway 35 near Tokomaru Bay Photo: Google Maps

Emergency services were called to the incident about 6.40am.

Police said the truck rolled down a bank between Mata Road and Kaiawha Road.

They confirmed the driver died.

The road was closed at the crash site and motorists were asked to use alternative routes.