State Highway 2 has reopened after a three-car crash resulted in four people injured north of Tauranga this morning.

Both lanes of the highway were blocked near Apata Station and Pahoia Rds near Whakamarama. The crash happened about 9am. The highway reopened about 11.15am and a reporter at the scene said traffic was now moving freely.

State Highway 2 is blocked near Apata Station and Pahoia Rds. Photo / George Novak
State Highway 2 is blocked near Apata Station and Pahoia Rds. Photo / George Novak

A St John spokeswoman said one person had been seriously injured and was still on the scene, while three others had received minor injuries.

Two of them were taken to Tauranga Hospital.

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Diversions were in place down Esdaile Rd.