Truck crash reported on SH29

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UPDATE 4.14PM: Emergency services are currently responding to a crash involving two trucks on State Highway 29 at the intersection of Valley View Road.

A police spokesperson says they were called to the crash at 3.40pm.

"One person has sustained moderate injuries.

"It's blocking two lanes heading towards Matamata and traffic management is in place.

"Tow has been notified."

A caller to the 0800 SUNLIVE news hotline says ambo, fire and police are all in attendance at the scene.

A SunLive photographer at the scene says the crash is 400 metres from Valley View Road on the passing lanes heading towards Matamata.

"It is blocking the far left lane.

"It appears a logging truck has rear-ended a truck and trailer unit. The logging truck has sustained significant damage.

"Traffic is moving through very slowly, with police directing traffic.

"Both truck drivers are out and are sitting on the side of the road."

EARLIER:

Traffic is reported to be at a standstill on a section of State Highway 29 this afternoon.

Google Maps Live traffic reporting shows delays traffic on the highway, near Valley View Road.

A caller to the 0800 SUNLIVE news hotline says two vehicles, possibly trucks, have crashed in the middle of the road.

Motorists are advised to expect delays in the area or avoid the scene if possible.

SunLive is working on getting more information and will update this story when we can.

At the scene?

Call 0800 SUNLIVE or email photos to newsroom@thesun.co.nz




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