Serious logging truck crash on SH36, Tauranga

A logging truck has crashed into a river this afternoon.

A logging truck has crashed into a river on SH36 (Pyes Pa Road) this afternoon.

A police spokesperson says emergency services are currently attending the crash, on the Tauranga side of the Oropi Gorge.

“A logging truck has crashed into the river.

“It is unclear if the driver has suffered injuries or not.”

Police are advising motorists to avoid the area while emergency services work at the scene.

Pyes Pa Road is on State Highway 36 and is the main route connecting Tauranga and Rotorua.

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