LATEST: The driver of an Infracon truck has been taken to Palmerston North Hospital after his vehicle plunged over the side of a bridge in the Manawatu Gorge.
Mr Williamson said one lane of State Highway 3 would be closed for a time this morning while an armco barrier that was damaged in the crash was repaired.
Twitter user @SirWB tweeted a photo of the crash just after 9am this morning and described the driver as ‘‘one really really lucky dude’’.
- Manawatu Standard
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