A fallen tree on State Highway 5 north-west of Rotorua has caused a four-car crash.

A police spokeswoman said no one was injured in the crash.

The tree was blocking three-quarters of the highway, mostly the westbound lane, between Hardwood and Tapapa Rds in the Fitzgerald Glade area, she said.

Police were called to the scene just after 2pm.

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The fire service and tow trucks were also called to the scene.

As of 2.45pm the road had been cleared.

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