Truck blocks Lyttelton Tunnel

02:34, Nov 13 2012

The Lyttelton Tunnel was blocked by a truck this afternoon, with traffic reduced to one lane.

A police spokesman understood the truck had broken down inside the tunnel, forcing traffic to back up on both sides.

It is understood the truck was carrying a digger and was jammed in the tunnel.

The tunnel was fully reopened by 3.30pm.

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