Truck crash closes highway

Last updated 18:15 03/04/2012

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A truck crash has blocked a highway north of Christchurch.

A police spokesman said State Highway 7, about seven kilometres north of the Hanmer Springs turn-off, was blocked after a truck and trailer unit crashed at 5.10pm today.

Police, the Fire Service and ambulance were on the scene and the road was closed.

A Fire Service spokesman said the truck had jack-knifed and had tipped on it's side.

The driver had to be cut from the vehicle.

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- The Press

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