Gisborne

Gisborne

Truck crash, Matawai

Eastern

State Highway 2 between Opotiki and Gisborne is closed following a truck crash.

A truck overturned at Matawai and the road is completely blocked.

The driver appears uninjured.

The road is closed and is expected to remain so for most of the day while heavy lifting equipment is used to clear the scene.

Motorists are being advised to delay travel in the area or use alternative routes.

Police would like to thank drivers for their patience in advance.

ENDS