Sh29 lanes blocked after truck rolled

A truck has rolled near the Summit. Photo: Bruce Barnard.

UPDATED 11am: Two lanes in the Kaimai Ranges on Sh29 are blocked after a truck has rolled near the summit on the Tauranga side.

Emergency services were advised just before 10:15am of a truck on its side. 

A SunLive reader says she is sitting in traffic backed up quite some way on the Kaimai Ranges and traffic is being advised down to one lane.

Police say no one is injured and the driver is out of the truck.

Two eastbound lanes are blocked. Traffic is moving, but delays are expected for around the next two hours.

EARLIER: A serious crash ha occured in the Kaimai Ranges on SH29.

Police received a report at 10.13am of a truck on its side near the Tauranga side summit.

Police and emergency services have arrived at the scene.

The driver is reportedly out of the car.

SunLive will update you with more information when it is available.

Got information, or at the scene? Phone 0800 SUNLIVE or email



Posted on 06-02-2018 16:37 | By waiknot

Have a quick look at the pictures I dont think the Kaimai are a straight road


Posted on 06-02-2018 16:00 | By Bruja

Sooooo many people in such a rush, so impatient. SLOW DOWN! :(

speeding again

Posted on 06-02-2018 12:04 | By hapukafin

like yesterday trailer roll,going too fast again,not the roads fault


Posted on 06-02-2018 11:09 | By Capt_Kaveman

we go this road will now be closed till 4pm, and how do you flip a truck on its side on a straight road

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