A truck has crashed south of Te Puke and its driver has moderate injuries.

Emergency services are responding to the scene near the intersection of State Highway 2 and 33, near the Paengaroa and Tauranga Eastern Link roundabout.

Fire northern communications shift manager Megan Ruru said the driver was being treated by St John.

The truck's trailer was on its side and timber had spilled on to the edge of the road.

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The fire brigade is assisting police with traffic control.