Three vehicles have been involved in two seperate crashes this evening on State Highway 2 at Whakamarama.
Emergency services were called to the scene at around 5.20pm.
A police spokesperson says the road is not blocked but the traffic is bad.
"One vehicle has hit a bank and that's thought to be the result of a medical event.
"No one is seriously injured. It appears four people have minor injuries and one person has moderate injuries."
A crash on State Highway 2 near Te Puna is causing traffic delays.
A caller to the 0800 SUNLIVE news hotline says the accident is opposite Munro Road on SH2.
“Traffic is starting to back up and it looks to be stopped.”
“There are lots of fire engines and police crews in attendance.”
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