A 27-year-old woman was taken to Tauranga Hospital yesterday morning after a crash involving a logging truck, bus and two passenger vehicles.

The crash happened in Mt Maunganui on Hewletts Rd.

The injured woman was believed to be the driver of a van that suffered frontal damage in the crash. She suffered minor bruising.

The Bay Hopper bus had children on board and its front window was shattered.

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Fire services, police and ambulance attended the accident.

No serious injuries were reported. Traffic was backed up along the harbour bridge before being cleared. The bus was towed away.