At least half of dozen crashes have happened in the Bay of plenty today.
Three cars have collided on the corner of Moffat Rd and State Highway 2 at about 3.35pm.
Police have just arrived at the scene and it was not known if there were any injuries at this stage, a police communications spokesperson said.
The east bound lane into Tauranga was blocked for a short time, she said.
This is one of a spate of crashes in the Western Bay today.
Other crashes included: