A driver had to be freed from his vehicle after a car vs bus crash outside a Dunedin supermarket this evening.

Emergency services were called to the scene of the accident outside the Countdown on Cumberland Street shortly before eight.

A police spokeswoman said a driver was trapped - but she wasn't sure whether it was the bus driver or the driver of the other car involved.

"There's no information to any injuries at this stage," she said.


The spokeswoman said stretch of road, northbound, had been closed while emergency services attended the accident and cleared the scene.

Motorists were advised to avoid the area.

A Fire Service spokeswoman confirmed they'd attended the scene and had freed the driver from the scene.

She was unable to give further details.