Milk tanker and tractor crash blocking highway

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State Highway 5 near Rotorua is blocked following milk tanker crash.

Emergency services were called to the crash at 10.40am.

A police spokesperson says the crash is between a milk tanker and a mowing tractor on SH5 about 25km out of Rotorua.

"The drivers of both vehicles are currently trapped.

"The road is blocked while emergency services are at the scene.

"Motorists planning to use the route are advised to delay travel until further notice or choose an alternative route."

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