Oil tanker crash blocks State Highway 6
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.