December 10, 2023

Truck driver stranded on top of cab after crashing into Hutt River

Here's what we know.

A truck driver is stranded on top of his submerged vehicle after it crashed into the Hutt River.

A police spokesperson said they received a report of a truck in the Hutt River in Heretaunga at around 10:30am on Thursday.

“The driver has climbed out himself and is on top of the cab, [with] no apparent injuries.”

In a tweet, Waka Kotahi said the crash is disrupting traffic heading southbound.

“Please follow directions by emergency services and prepare to slow down on request.”

Newshub has approached Fire and Emergency New Zealand (FENZ) comment.

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