A three vehicle nose to tail has occurred in Mount Maunganui this afternoon.

Police media team confirmed the accident on the corners of Hull Rd and Totara St.

An officer at the scene told a Bay of Plenty Times reporter the initial crash involved three cars, then a second crash occurred between two cars while the police were attending the first crash.

Two cars were awaiting being towed.

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The accident happened just before 1.30pm.