Emergency services have attended the scene of a crash on State Highway 2, north of Bethlehem.
A Police media spokesperson says that a report of a crash involving a car and a van on SH2, was received just before 1pm.
“It appears one person was trapped in a vehicle initially.
“Two people have serious injuries, and it appears they've been taken to hospital.
“The road was initially blocked but cleared by 1.15pm.”
Western Bay of Plenty road policing manager Senior Sergeant Ian Campion says some delays were caused by the accident, but are expected to clear.
“The road will be clear shortly.”
Two vehicles have crashed on State Highway 2, north of Bethlehem, causing traffic delays this afternoon.
A caller to the 0800 SUNLIVE news hotline says a car and van have crashed just past the marae towards Wairoa Bridge.
It appears the driver of one is still in one of the vehicles.
Motorists are advised to expect delays.