One person taken to hospital after crash on Mohaka Hill
A person has escaped with minor injuries after their ute crashed on Mohaka Hill near Wairoa just after 10.30am.
The driver of the ute was given first aid at the scene and taken to hospital as a precaution, but sustained minor injuries, a police spokeswoman said.
The ute rolled off the road after the trailer it was pulling became jack knifed just before 10.30am the spokeswoman said.
The crash occurred on SH2 between Karaka Rd and Waihua Rd occurred just before 10.30am at the bottom of Mohaka Hill.
Fire crews also attended the scene.
The road was closed while the vehicle was cleared but was due to reopen by 12.30pm.