Car and truck crash on Hewletts Road

The damaged car. Supplied photo.

UPDATE: 4.35pm. Two motorists are injured following a crash between a car and a truck this afternoon on Hewlett's Road.

The crash happened on the road opposite the Bakeshack where the car involved sustained significant damage.

An ambulance was called to the scene and transported two occupants to Tauranga Hospital with what Police say are moderate injuries.

Police and other emergency services have now cleared the scene and both lanes are now clear.


One lane of Hewletts Road is blocked following a crash between a car and truck this afternoon.

Callers to the 0800 SUNLIVE news hotline says the crash appears to be "bad".

They say the crash is on the road opposite the Bakeshack.

Police and other emergency services are at the scene.

Motorists are being warned to expect delays or avoid the area if possible.

Two people were hurt when the car and truck collided.

 Police inspect truck involved in the crash.



Posted on 15-08-2017 08:06 | By Seriously?

The piece of debris behind the car in the top photo looks like a cat lying down.How did the car come to be colliding backwards with the truck on the opposite side of the median?

incorrect inormation

Posted on 14-08-2017 21:20 | By Colin Webber

if any one has the balls to offer comments regarding todays truck versus car accident on Hewletts road , make sure you are clear on the facts, dont post pure dribble.The truck that appears in the photos and was damaged was not at fault and was clearly on the other side of the centre concrete island.The damaged car collided backward after being projectiled into the opposite lane.


Posted on 14-08-2017 17:11 | By GreertonBoy

Just wow.... crikey... lucky no one more than just injured.... Whew!!

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