Akatarawa Rd closed after Truck rolls over into ditch, Reikorangi

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Akatarawa Rd, near Reikorangi, has been closed due to an accident involving a truck.

The truck carrying around 40,000 litres of petroleum rolled over into a ditch while turning a sharp bend.

Emergency services were at the scene at around 3:00 pm.


No one was injured. The driver of the truck and boss of the truck company wished not to comment on any details.

Source: CC/ Sam Hudson

The road will be closed overnight.

Tow services will be removing the truck tomorrow morning.

Source: CC/ Sam Hudson

Enquiries are underway to determine how the crash happened.

Police said they cannot provide any further details at this time.


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