Nails on Southern Motorway

Photo: Getty Images
Photo: Getty Images
A sweeper truck was called in to clear Christchurch's Southern Motorway this morning after nails were dropped on the road.

Several morning commuters had to pull over after their tyres were punctured on Wednesday morning between the Springs Rd overbridge and Awatea Rd overbridge on State Highway 76.

A Christchurch Transport Operations Centre spokesperson said roofing nails dropped on the road were to blame.

"Motorists are advised to take extra care, a sweeper truck is on the way."







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