One person has moderate injuries after a crash south of Rotorua this afternoon.

A police spokesman said they were called to the crash involving a car and a truck near the intersection of State Highway 5 and Waimangu Rd about 3.30pm.

An ambulance was on scene and one patient was treated for moderate injuries.

A Rotorua Daily Post reporter at the scene said the road was not blocked and there were two trucks parked nearby.