Truck crash leaves man seriously injured

CARTERTON, NEW ZEALAND - JANUARY 07:  Police stand guard at the cordon near the accident site on January 7, 2012 in Carterton, New Zealand. Emergency services attended a hot air balloon crash that has killed 11 people in the early hours of Saturday near the Wairarapa plains town of Carterton. The balloon burst into flames and crashed killing all aboard.  (Photo by Marty Melville/Getty Images)

A 23-year-old man has been flown to hospital with serious injuries after a truck crash in the Bay of Plenty.

The local man was driving along State Highway 35 when he left the road near Te Kaha and rolled around 12.30am on Sunday.

He received serious arm and facial injuries and was flown to Tauranga Hospital by Trustpower Rescue Helicopter.