Serious crash in Waioeka Gorge - road closures expected

A single-vehicle truck crash in the Waioeka Gorge means the highway will be closed for periods of time this afternoon.

A police statement says the crash was on State Highway 2 in the gorge near Waiata Road at about 1.10pm.

It will be closed for periods of time this afternoon while emergency services attend the truck crash.

The truck driver was trapped and appears to be seriously injured, police said.

A helicopter attended from Gisborne, and the Serious Crash Unit is attending.

A single-vehicle truck crash in the Waioeka Gorge means the highway will be closed for periods of time this afternoon.

A police statement says the crash was on State Highway 2 in the gorge near Waiata Road at about 1.10pm.

It will be closed for periods of time this afternoon while emergency services attend the truck crash.

The truck driver was trapped and appears to be seriously injured, police said.

A helicopter attended from Gisborne, and the Serious Crash Unit is attending.

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