Traffic is backing up on State Highway 2 in Aongatete following a crash.

The two-car crash happened at the intersection of State Highway 2 and Wright Rd about 12.40pm, a police spokeswoman said.

One lane was blocked.

A St John spokeswoman said one person was taken to Tauranga Hospital with moderate injuries.

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Traffic is building after the crash on State Highway 2. Photo / Supplied
Traffic is building after the crash on State Highway 2. Photo / Supplied

A post on a local Facebook traffic page said traffic was backed up about 2km southbound from the Aongatete packhouse.

Another person commented that there were heavy queues that were quickly building.