Overloaded SUV rolls, catches fire on Blueskin Rd

Occupants of an overloaded SUV walked away with just minor injuries after it rolled and caught fire in Dunedin earlier today.

Senior Sergeant Craig Dinnissen said a 35-year-old man was driving north on Blueskin Rd, towards Purakaunui Rd, about 12.10am when the crash occurred.

‘‘The vehicle was overloaded with five passengers.’’

The Toyota Surf failed to made the bend and rolled, landing on its roof before catching fire, he said.

People sustained just minor injuries. 

Snr Sgt Dinnissen said the driver held a restricted licence.



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