A woman in her seventies has been taken to hospital following a crash at Bay View this morning.

A Hawke's Bay Hospital spokeswoman said the woman was being assessed in the emergency department.

The crash happened on State Highway 2 opposite the BP station.

There were delays and traffic was banked up about 3km South of Bay View.

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Hawke's Bay Today believes the logging truck was heading south when the lady driving the car was hit.