Fatal tanker crash investigated

Fatal tanker crash investigated

The serious crash unit is investigating a fatal tanker crash yesterday afternoon, which closed SH6 at Glenhope, Tasman District, for around eight hours.

It happened shortly before 2:50pm when the tanker went off the road and into scrub.

One person died in the incident.

Police removed the wreck at 10:50pm and the road was reopened just before midnight.