NZ police issue updates on serious crash, Remutaka

Police can now confirm the driver of a truck which overturned on the Remutaka Hill earlier today has died.

The road has now reopened following the crash around 11:50am.

The truck is still down a bank and the road may be closed again later this evening for continued investigations.

A Serious Crash investigation is ongoing.

Motorists are advised to keep an eye on the NZTA website for future road closure information – the road will be closed for several hours in the late evening at one point over the next few days while the truck is retrieved.

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