One person has been injured in a crash between a car and truck which saw one lane of a state highway in Tauranga shut down.
The incident on State Highway 2 Hewletts Rd just before 3pm yesterday sparked a fire within the car which was extinguished.
Photographs show the bonnet, front window, and driver's seat of the minivan burnt out and parked half on the bus lane of Hewletts Rd.
A police spokeswoman said they were called about the incident, which happened on the westbound side of the road, about 2.45pm.
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One person was moderately injured in the collision which involved the minivan and a truck.
The road has since been reopened.
Hewletts Rd, or SH2, is a major thoroughfare in the Mount Maunganui area, linking Tauranga CBD to the Mount, Bayfair and Pāpāmoa.