UPDATED: 6pm. At least one person has been taken to Tauranga hospital after a two car collision at the intersection of SH2 and Wilson Road this afternoon.
Western Bay of Plenty road policing manager Senioer Sergeant Ian Campion says the degre of injury and the numbers transported by ambulance are not known at this stage.
The Highway has been cleared of wreckage and the northbound lane has re-opened.
The northbound lane of State Highway 2 in Paengaroa is blocked this afternoon following a two car crash.
Emergency services are at the scene of the crash, which is at the intersection of SH2 and Wilson Road North.
A caller to the 0800 SUNLIVE news hotline says one person was lightly trapped in one of the vehicles, but has now been freed.
Police are working on establishing what happened.
Motorists are being asked to drive with care and be patient as the crash scene is cleared.
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