Crash causing traffic delays in Welcome Bay

The crash on Welcome Bay Road. Photos: Cameron Avery/SunLive.

A crash is reported to be causing delays in Welcome Bay tonight.

A caller to the 0800 SUNLIVE news hotline says there has been a crash on Welcome Bay Road near Awanui Place.

"Traffic is backing up. The vehicle has sustained severe damage.

"There doesn't appear to be injuries. People should expect delays."

A witness at the scene told SunLive that a vehicle appears to have come around a corner too fast and has hit another vehicle, which was heading towards Tauranga.

"I heard a loud bang and saw a black vehicle take off. It looks like the black vehicle has hit the red car heading towards town.

A police spokesperson says they are attending a report of a two-vehicle crash on Welcome Bay Road.

"It occurred about 6:30pm.

"The vehicle is blocking the westbound lane and disrupting traffic.

"One person has minor injuries."

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