A logging truck has sustained partial damage after hitting a cow on State Highway 2, outside of Matata.
A police media spokesperson says the incident happened just before 6.30am.
“We received a report about a crash between a truck and cow at 6.26am.
“There was a small amount of damage to the truck in this crash.”
A caller to the 0800 SUNLIVE news hotline says they witnessed the crash on their morning commute.
“The logging truck was pulled over to the side of the road when I went past and the driver was out walking around with a torch.
“It looked as if he was searching for something.”
Police say while the owner of the cow has been spoken to, there are no details on what happened to it.