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.
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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.