Ute rolls in gorge on State Highway 36

The historic horse trough in the Mangorewa Kaharoa Gorge. Photo: File.

A ute has rolled in the Mangorewa Kaharoa Gorge on State Highway 36 between Tauranga and Rotorua.

Police received reports of the crash at 12.45pm.

"It appears to have been a single vehicle crash, where a ute has rolled, blocking one lane," says a Police spokesperson.

"The driver was reported to be uninjured and out of the vehicle and directing traffic."

A tow truck has been arranged for the vehicle.

At the scene? Phone 0800 SUNLIVE or email newsroom@thesun.co.nz

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