Two vehicles have collided this afternoon.
Police received a report of a crash between two vehicles at the intersection of State Highway 30 and Curtis Rd about 3.10pm.
Fire and Emergency New Zealand and St John wre also at the scene, a police spokeswoman said.
A St John Ambulance spokeswoman told the Rotorua Daily Post three patients with minor injuries and two patients with moderate injuries were all transported to Rotorua Hospital via ambulance.
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Local traffic control had been advised about debris on the road were on their way.
A reporter at the scene said one of the vehicles had gone straight into shrubbery on the side of the road while the other had a mangled front on the other side of the road.
She saw a man carrying a child wrapped in a towel.