State Highway One closed at Tirau

File photo / NZ Herald
File photo / NZ Herald

A crash is blocking the intersection of State Highway 1 and State Highway 5 in Tirau, police say.

Emergency services are dealing with the accident and are putting diversions in place.

State Highway 1 is blocked in both directions, causing significant traffic delays. Motorists travelling between Putaruru and Tirau are asked to travel via State Highway 5 and State Highway 28, or delay travel until the scene is cleared.

The fire service said a truck and car had collided and one person was injured, but no one was trapped in vehicles.

Fire crews were assisting with traffic control.

- APNZ

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