A logging truck lost its trailer which crashed through a
barrier and into Blanket Bay early this morning. Photo by
A section of State Highway 88 near Port Chalmers was
closed from 11am while the trailer of a logging truck was
removed from Otago Harbour.
Light traffic was diverted on to Blanket Bay Rd, but all
other traffic stopped while the recovery took place.
It was expected the highway would be closed for about half an
hour, then partially opened.
The trailer smashed through a safety barrier and into the
harbour this morning.
Nobody was hurt in the accident, which happened at 6.30am.
A logging truck crash on the same stretch of road in March
last year provoked debate after residents said the road was