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State Highway 5 in the Bay of Plenty Police District is blocked following as serious crash.

Emergency services were called to a crash involving a car and a truck on State Highway 5, near Waipunga (about 40km east of Taupō) just before 12.45pm.

The driver of the car has sustained serious injuries and has been airlifted to Waikato Hospital, says a police spokesperson.

“The road is blocked in both directions.

“It is likely to be at least another 30 minutes before a partial opening of the road will be possible, so there will be considerable congestion.

“Motorists are advised to avoid the area and delay their travel.”

SunLive – Serious crash on SH5

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