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A mixture of milk and mud covered a rural Southland road this afternoon when a milk tanker crashed.
The crash occurred on Woodstock Rd in Dacre, halfway between Falconer Rd and Lorne-Dacre Rd.
A police spokeswoman said they were notified at about 12.45pm.
She could not provide any detail on the how or when the road would be unblocked.
A police officer at the scene said the driver had been taken to hospital with a hurt knee.
There were numerous fire appliances at the scene as well an ambulance and police.
A temporary road closure was put in place.