21 Dec 2013

Delays expected after truck crash

5:20 pm on 21 December 2013

Police say delays are expected on State Highway 1 near Hamilton after a truck and trailer unit went off the road on Saturday afternoon.

They say the incident occurred at 2.30pm near Lake Karapiro, leaving the truck down a bank.

The truck driver was initially trapped, but has been taken to hospital with potential life threatening injuries.

Police say one of the two north-bound lanes is closed and could be for some time while the vehicle is recovered.