Two people were injured and the roof of a car was ripped off after a crash near Morrinsville today.
Emergency services were called to Kereone Rd about 12.30pm when a Holden Calais and a truck collided.
The driver in each vehicle received minor injuries and were treated at the scene by paramedics from St John Ambulance services, Morrinsville deputy chief fire officer Steve Turfrey said.
''There was extensive damage to both vehicles. The car rolled and it [the crash] has taken the roof off the car.
''It looks like the car, at high speed, has impacted on the rear of the truck. It was a very significant impact.''
The Holden Calais was ''very damaged'' and the rear of the truck was ''heavily damaged'', Mr Turfrey said.
The trucks back axle was broken in the crash, he said.
- © Fairfax NZ News
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