Waioeka Gorge closed following serious truck crash

Motorists are advised State Highway 2 near Waioeka and Waiata Roads will be closed for periods of time this afternoon while emergency services attend a truck crash in Waioeka Gorge.

The single-vehicle crash, near the intersection of Waioeka and Waiata Roads, happened at around 1.10pm.

The truck driver was trapped and appears to be seriously injured. 

A helicopter is en-route from Gisborne, and the Serious Crash Unit is attending.

Please avoid the area if possible.

Sam Gardner