Serious injuries after truck, car collide near Rotorua

A collision between a truck and car has caused serious injuries to a number of people at Hamurana, Rotorua.

Three ambulances were called to the scene at the intersection of State Highway 5 and Oturoa Rd at 2pm on Wednesday. A jeep and helicopter is also on the scene.

St John's have also confirmed to Newshub four patients are being transported to hospital.

Police are at the scene and diversions have been put in place at Dansey Rd and Maraeroa Rd.

Motorists are being asked to avoid the area.

Newshub.