A fuel tanker hit a sign in central Rotorua last night, blocking two lanes of traffic.

A police spokesman said police received a report at 8.05pm that a tanker had collided with a sign near the intersection of Amohau St and Ranolf St.

The spokesman said a fire crew and ambulance was called to the scene and there were no injuries.

He said both northbound lanes were blocked and the tanker required towing.

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The Rotorua Community Māori Wardens Trust Facebook page last night said diversions were in place.

#DIVERSIONS: Try and avoid lights on Ranolf & Amohau St. (SKATE PARK) Diversions in place by police due to crash.

Posted by Rotorua Community Māori Wardens. on Wednesday, 12 June 2019

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