Milk tanker crashes, rolls in Waikato

  • 29/09/2015

By 3 News online staff

A milk tanker driver has been injured after their vehicle crashed and rolled on its side on State Highway 27 in Waikato this morning.

Emergency services were called the scene on Firth St in Matamata at around 9:30am.

"Initial reports are a milk tanker and trailer has crashed through a fence of a property and rolled," says Senior Sergeant Mike Underwood.

"The recovery of the tanker and its load will require heavy salvage equipment and is expected to take some time."

The driver was taken to Waikato Hospital with moderate injuries.

Police say motorists should expect delays in the area.

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