State Highway 63 in Marlborough are now open after a milk tanker crash this morning.

The driver suffered moderate injuries and was taken to Nelson Hospital.

Emergency services cut him from the wrecked truck.

The tanker crashed into a power pole near Parsons Rd in the Wairau Valley about 8am.

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The tanker and trailer are still at the scene, but out of the way and will be taken away this afternoon.