Two people have been freed from their crashed car after a collision with a truck in Wellington this morning.

The pair, who have been transported to hospital in a moderate condition, were trapped after the crash, which happened on SH58 at Whitby about 6.48am.

The road is still closed between Spinnaker and James Cook Drives, a police spokeswoman said.

No one suffered any serious injuries.

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Motorists are asked to avoid the area.