UPDATED 3.35pm: Two people have been taken to Tauranga Hospital after they were involved in a crash on State Highway 2 this afternoon.
The crash involved a car and a truck and blocked a lane on SH2 at Pukehina Station Rd.
Police said the two patients suffered moderate injuries.
Emergency services were called at 2.50pm.
A tow truck is on its way to help clear the scene.

EARLIER: Emergency services responding to reports of a crash involving a car and truck on State Highway 2 near Pukehina.
It is understood the section of highway at Pukehina Station Rd has been closed, but police were unable to confirm at this stage.
It is not known at this stage if anyone has been hurt.