Seven people have been injured, three seriously, in a multiple-vehicle crash involving a truck on State Highway 25/ Kopu-Hikuai Rd in the Coromandel.
New Zealand Police, Fire and Emergency and ambulance services were alerted to the crash at 2.10pm yesterday.
A police media spokesperson said early indications were that a truck has collided with multiple vehicles and several people have been injured.
A St Johns Ambulance spokesperson said there were seven injured in the crash.
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Two were in serious condition and were airlifted to Middlemore Hospital.
One patient in serious condition was airlifted to Waikato Hospital.
Four other patients - three with minor injuries and one with moderate injuries - were treated at the scene.
Waka Kotahi New Zealand Transport Agency said on its Bay of Plenty Facebook page that Kopu-Hikuai Rd between SH26 and SH25 was closed but had since fully reopened.