Truck and car crash blocking Karapiro intersection

A truck is blockiing SH29, about 1km from the original crash site. Supplied photo.

Emergency services are at the scene of a serious crash between a car and a truck at the intersection of State Highways 1 and 29, Karapiro.

Police were called about 10.35am, says a police spokesperson.

"One person has been transported to hospital with serious injuries.

"The road is currently obstructed, and will be closed for a period of time while a vehicle is removed.

"Diversions will be in place.

"Motorists are advised to avoid the area."

A SunLive reader has messaged us on Facebook to say a truck is blocking the road, about 1km from the original crash site, on SH29.

"It happened about 45 minutes ago.

"Just adding to the mayhem in the area."

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