A motorist is trapped in their vehicle following an accident in the Waikato district this morning.

A Fire Service northern communications spokesman said one person is trapped in their vehicle which had ended up in a drain on State Highway 25 near Waitakaruru.

The Auckland Westpac Rescue Helicopter had been sent to the scene.

A Hamilton police district command centre spokesman said they had received reports of a car being rear-ended by a truck.

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