Truck driver hurt in overbridge crash

Photo: supplied
Photo: supplied
A truck driver has suffered moderate injuries after crashing into an overbridge in South Otago.

A police spokeswoman said emergency services were called to Lakeside Rd, near Lovells Flat, about 4pm today after a truck collided with the Crichton Overbridge.

The truck remained under the bridge tonight and KiwiRail had been contacted to see if a structural check was necessary, she said.

The road was blocked and diversions were in place.

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