Road policing keeps officers busy


Road policing occupied Balclutha officers last week with anEssex St traffic stop on Tuesday, May 17 resulting in infringement tickets, eight for cellphone use.

After an alcohol›related crash on Milton Highway, two people were helicoptered to Dunedin hospital early last Thursday. About 10am last Friday, a driver lost control, crashing their vehicle off the Milton Highway passing lanes near Lakeside Rd. Two hours later, an officer checking the abandoned vehicle was able to give assistance after a second crash at the same location, due to the greasy conditions.

A wheelie bin positioned on top of one of the arches of Balclutha bridge was noticed when wind blew it down on Sunday morning, narrowly missing traffic