A bin off the back of an EnviroWaste truck is blocking one lane of State Highway 29.
Police were called to the incident, near Redwood Lane, around 10.20am.
A police spokesperson says they received a report that a rubbish truck's back trailer had rolled on Redwood Lane, Tauriko.
"The driver is unijured but the vehicle is blocking the southbound lane. Traffic can get around, police are there directing motorists.
"Only a small amount of rubbish has gone on the road."
A crane has been called in to remove the bin from the road and police hope to have traffic flowing again soon.
A heavy haulage crane has been called in to help remove the bin from the road. Photos: Ryan Wood.
A rubbish truck is reportedly blocking a lane on State Highway 29 after rolling onto its side.
Emergency services are responding, although it is not known at this stage if anyone is trapped or injured.
A caller to the SunLive newsroom says she drove past and saw the truck on its side. She was unable to see if the driver was out, but several other motorists had stopped to help.
She says the accident happened near Tauriko, and is blocking the lane heading towards the Kaimai Range.
Traffic is reportedly building up.
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