Two people were lucky to escape with minor injuries after a collision with a logging truck today.

Sergeant Chris McLeod said the crash happened on State Highway 5 at Waiotapu at 12.25pm.

It happened at the intersection of Waiotapu Loop Rd and State Highway 5.

The force of the collision pushed the car about 30m.

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"They are extremely lucky. It was a little car versus a logging truck."

Two people were initially reported as being trapped.

The road is not blocked.

Two people were lucky to escape with minor injuries after a collision with a logging truck today. Photo/Ben Fraser
Two people were lucky to escape with minor injuries after a collision with a logging truck today. Photo/Ben Fraser

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