Wedged truck causes delays
Truck and trailer unit stuck under bridgeBLAIR ENSOR
A large truck and trailer unit jack-knifed and wedged itself under a bridge this morning, spilling a large amount of grain and causing extensive delays.
Inspector Mike Coleman said police were called the scene of the crash at Aotea Quay, Wellington about 11.40am.
A truck and trailer unit was blocking the northbound Aotea on-ramp and would likely cause delays for some time, Mr Coleman said.
"It sounds like a very big truck. Normally they can pull them out with a tow, but it depends how far it's wedged in."
Traffic was diverted over Hutt Rd.
A large amount of grain being carried by the truck was spilt during the crash.
The driver suffered cuts to a leg and hand.
The Commercial Vehicle Investigation Unit has been called to investigate.
The on-ramp had since been reopened.
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