SH7 Hurunui closed due to crash

SH7 Hurunui closed due to crash

Canterbury

Traffic control measures remain in place on SH7 Mouse Point Road, Hurunui between Caithness Road and Flintoff Mouse Point Road following a crash earlier this morning.

Reports that the road was open are incorrect. 

Shortly after 3.30am a truck and trailer unit has rolled on SH7 blocking one lane. The driver of the truck was not injured in the crash.

One lane remains blocked on SH 7 Mouse Point Road between Caithness Road and Flintoff Mouse Point Road and traffic management is in place. The road will be fully closed later this morning to allow for the truck and trailer unit to be removed from the scene.

There are no diversions and motorists are asked to avoid the area. Anyone who must travel on the road this morning should expect lengthy delays.

ENDS

Issued by Police Media Centre