Otago Daily Times
Truck stuck in valley tight spot
CUSTOMERS had to wait a little longer for their furniture to be delivered in Dunedin yesterday after a furniture truck became wedged in a narrow and winding street.
North East Valley resident Shannon Vigers said she was in her car, about to leave home in Buccleugh St, when the truck, which was pulling a trailer, became stuck at a hairpin turn.
‘‘It was almost parked over my driveway.’’
She believed the driver missed their intended turnoff and ended up in the street, which has ‘‘no heavy vehicles’’ signs on it.
There were two brightyellow warning signs at the top of the street and another one at the bottom.
It was not the first time a vehicle had become stuck at that corner, she said.
In 2016, a Ritchies bus driver took a detour up the street, which ended up being the long route after the bus became wedged at the same spot.
‘‘People just struggle getting around that corner,’’ Ms Vigers said.