Burnt-out truck remains on SH1

Burnt-out truck remains on SH1

The charred remains of a truck which was carrying paper products is still on State Highway 1 near Taupo after bursting into flames on Tuesday morning.

A temporary speed limit of 30km/h is in place around the scene, and drivers are asked to take care when driving through the area.

Burnt-out truck remains on SH1

(Newshub.)

Police helped the fire service at the scene after the truck crashed around 11am.

Flames and thick black smoke were seen coming from the vehicle as the fire service worked to extinguish it.

Newshub.