State Highway 2 is fully open again after being closed to a truck accident near Tauranga this morning.
The vehicle was carrying large concrete slabs and rolled near the intersection of SH2 and Thompsons Track in Aongatete about 7.15am, Western Bay of Plenty police said.
The driver climbed out of the vehicle on his own and waited for emergency services to arrive.
He was taken to Tauranga Hospital in a serious condition.
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