Part of SH1 in Otago reopens after crash

State Highway 1 has reopened after a serious crash earlier closed part of it in Otago.

Emergency services were called to the scene at the Benhar Road intersection with the highway outside Balclutha just before 5am today.

The truck rolled on to its side and was the only vehicle involved, a police spokesperson said.

The nature of the driver‘s injuries was unclear, she said.

The Transport Agency said there was currently no access to Stirling Road from SH1.