Te Puke Highway closed following serious crash

Emergency services are at the scene of a serious crash on Te Puke Highway. Photos: Daniel Hines/SunLive.

UPDATED 11.15AM: Emergency services are at the scene of a serious crash involving a car and a truck on the Te Puke Highway,

Police were called about 11am, a police spokesperson says.

"Initial indications are there may be serious injuries.

"The road is closed, with diversions in place.

"Motorists are advised to avoid the area."

A caller to the 0800 SUNLIVE news hotline says a truck and car have crashed on the highway near AFFCO.

Traffic is stopped on both sides of the highway. Image: Google Maps.

Earlier:

A caller to the 0800 SUNLIVE news hotline says a truck and car have crashed on the highway near AFFCO.

"Police and firefighters are at the scene.

"The road is completely blocked."

According to Google Live Traffic reporting, traffic is stopped, just past Pah Road.

People are advised to avoid the area if possible.

EARLIER:

Massive traffic delays are being reported on Te Puke Highway.

A caller to the 0800 SUNLIVE news hotline says traffic is backed up on the highway near the AFFCO freezing works.

According to Google Live Traffic reporting, traffic is stopped, just past Pah Road.

SunLive is working on getting more information and will update this story as soon as we have something more.

At the scene?

Call 0800 SUNLIVE or email photos to newsroom@thesun.co.nz




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