Emergency services are at the scene of a three-car crash in Taupō this morning.

A policespokesman said police were called to the intersection of Rifle Range Rd and Rotokawa St at 9.50am.

He said the incident involved three cars and there was information that people were trapped.

A St John spokeswoman said three people had minor to moderate injuries and staff were unsure whether they needed to be transported to hospital at this stage.

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Three ambulances were sent to the scene, she said.

A police spokeswoman said tow trucks were arranged for the cars and they would continue making inquries into the circumstances of the crash.

The crash scene was cleared by 11am, she said.