A truck and two cars have crashed near Pukehina this afternoon.
Police are currently at the scene of the crash on State HIghway 2, near Benner Rd.
The crash happened about 2pm.
A reporter at the scene said SH2 was currently down to one lane while the road was being cleared.
She said the truck driver had been taken to hospital with severe back injuries.
The other drivers were being treated at the scene for minor injuries.
It is not yet known what caused the crash.