A pedestrian has been hit by a ute near Malfroy School this morning.
A police media spokeswoman said police were notified of the incident, near the Jervis St intersection, just before 8.30am.
A St John spokeswoman said one patient with minor injuries was being transported to Rotorua Hospital by ambulance.
A witness on the scene said traffic was moving slowly along Malfroy Rd.
A police car was stationed at the intersection at West End stopping cars from driving down Malfroy Rd, he said.