Three seriously injured in BOP crash

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Three people are seriously injured after a two-vehicle crash in the Bay of Plenty.

Emergency services are responding to the incident on Ōhope Road between Whakatāne and Ōhope.

“Police were called to the scene between Burma Road and Ōtarawairere Road at 10:45am,” says a police spokesperson.

“Three people are reported to be seriously injured.”

The road was closed with diversions in place but has now reopened.

“Motorists are asked to avoid the area and delay travel if possible.”

Police confirm the Serious Crash Unit is attending the scene.

SunLive will continue to monitor this story and update when more information becomes available.

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