Oil tanker crash blocks State Highway 6

  • 11/06/2017
Oil tanker
No one was injured in the crash. Photo credit: Getty/file

An oil tanker has crashed on the Haast Highway and traffic disruptions are expected.

Emergency services were notified at 7:53am that a truck, which was headed to Wanaka, had rolled and was blocking State Highway 6, between Haast Pass-Makaroa Rd and Marks Rd.

Reports from the scene are that there are no injuries and no fuel has been spilt.

A salvage team has been sent to the scene to right the tanker, which is half on the road and half in a ditch.

Traffic delays are likely in the area, police say.


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