Two people injured in crash near Lake Taupo

An ambulance.
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Two people have been injured in a crash near Lake Taupo.

One person is seriously injured and trapped in a car after the head on collision, another is moderately injured.

Emergency services were called to intersection of State Highway 41 and Pukawa Rd at 12:10 this afternoon.

A rescue helicopter has been called to the scene.