Two cut from wreckage in Taupo smash

22:12, Jan 30 2014

Both drivers involved in a serious two-car crash near Taupo had to be cut free from the wreckage.

Emergency services arrived at th scene on State Highway 1 at Motutere at 7.30am.

The drivers were flown by helicopter to hospital and both are in a serious condition, Fire Service communications Shift Manager Jaron Phillips said.