Truck crash near Kaikoura

Last updated 07:04 21/11/2012

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A truck has rolled on State Highway One near Kaikoura.

The Foodstuffs truck rolled on SH1 in Peketa, Kaikoura, just before 6am, police north communications shift commander Paul Reeves said. 

"Oil is pouring out of the trailer unit," Reeves said.

Initially it was believed the oil was spilling into the sea.

The driver and sole occupant were unharmed.

Police and a Commercial Vehicle Investigation Unit were heading to the scene and had alerted the Department of Conservation and Kaikoura Council.

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