Timber spill at roundabout

02:58, May 06 2013
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A crane prepares to lift a Renwick Transport truck back on to its wheels after it rolled at the roundabout in Middle Renwick Rd in Blenheim early this morning.

A large truck has rolled on the outskirts of Blenheim this morning, spilling its load on to a footpath.

It appears the Renwick Transport truck was heading north into Blenheim when it rolled at the roundabout on Middle Renwick Rd outside Pak 'n Save supermarket.

Truck roll
A large truck has rolled on the outskirts of Blenheim this morning

The truck landed on the footpath and spilled its load on to the second footpath, and narrowly missing a street light pole. The load appeared to be packets of dressed timber.

A crane was on the scene about 7am, lifting the truck back on to its wheels. The crane was taking up the north-bound lane of Middle Renwick Rd, causing some traffic delays.

It is understood no-one was injured in the crash.

No further details were available this morning.

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