Cows, bus and truck in BOP highway crash

Inquiries are being made to locate the owner of the cows. File photo.


Police are investigating a crash involving several cows, a bus and a truck on a Bay of Plenty highway.

Emergency services were called to the crash on State Highway 5, Hamurana, near Rotorua, at 10.30pm.

A police spokesperson says several black and white stock had already been hit on the highway when a caller informed police.

There were no serious injuries reported from the crash.

Police say it is unclear if any of the cows survived being hit.

Animal control had been called and inquiries are ongoing to find the cows' owner.


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