State Highway 1 near Warkworth will be closed tonight to
remove wreckage of a large truck that crashed earlier today.
The truck and trailer unit crashed into a ditch, south of
Pohuehue, a police spokesman said.
Diversions would be in place while the highway was closed for
about two hours, until 9.30pm.
The vehicle went down a bank and into a ditch, the spokesman
It crashed far enough off the road that the road did not need
to be closed during peak hours.
The driver was taken to hospital, but suffered only minor
injuries, the spokesman said.