One person has been taken to hospital after a truck and trailer unit rolled on a notorious Bay of Plenty highway overnight.

The driver suffered moderate injuries in the crash on State Highway 29 in the Kaimai Range.

A police media communications spokeswoman said emergency services were called to the crash 10.50pm yesterday.

The truck and trailer rolled about a kilometre from the summit of the Kaimai Range on the Matamata side.

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The driver suffered moderate injuries, the spokeswoman said.

The road was down to two lanes following the crash but has reopened to full capacity today.

The highway is well-known for serious and fatal crashes. Read more here.