Logging truck rolls near Whangarei

The road has been closed following the crash. Photo / File
The road has been closed following the crash. Photo / File

A logging truck rolled near Whangarei early this morning, trapping its driver for an hour.

The truck rolled at about 5.30 this morning, on Otaika Valley Rd, in Maungatapere.

Two fire trucks attended the crash and the crew managed to free the truck driver just after 6.30am.

A Fire Service spokesman said the driver received minor injuries.

He said the power lines had come down over the truck, but told the Herald the power had been isolated and the driver freed.

No other vehicles or persons were involved in the accident.

The road is closed and is likely to remain closed for several hours.

- NZ Herald

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