16 Jan 2019

Four people injured after truck and car collide in Rotorua

4:10 pm on 16 January 2019

Four people have been injured after a truck and car collided in Rotorua.

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Photo: RNZ / Richard Tindiller

Emergency services were called to State Highway 5 at Hamurana just before 2pm.

The four injured were in the car.

Two have serious to critical injuries, one is seriously injured and the fourth person has moderate injuries.

Police said helicopters are at the scene to transport patients to hospital.

Diversions are in place at Dansey Road and Maraeroa Road.

Motorists are being asked to avoid the area.