14 Oct 2016

Freight train's wagons break free in South Otago

9:38 pm on 14 October 2016

A freight train has lost some of its wagons, which have broken free and blocked part of State Highway 1 in South Otago.

Police said the wagons derailed about 7.30pm, and blocked one lane of the highway at Clinton.

Nobody was injured and traffic was now flowing, they said.