3 Mar 2010

Truck crashes into herd of cattle

10:21 am on 3 March 2010

A logging truck has crashed into a herd of cattle on State Highway 2 between Opotiki and Gisborne, the Automobile Association reports.

The crash happened on the Opotiki side of the Waioeka Gorge at 7.15am on Wednesday.

One lane was closed for a time while the road was cleared of injured and dead animals. Police say five cows had to be put down.