Two injured in crash near Te Awamutu

Two people have been rushed to Waikato Hospital following a crash between a car and a van near Te Awamutu this afternoon.

Emergency services responded to the crash on Paterangi Road just before 2pm.

One patient is being taken to Waikato Hospital with serious injuries, while a second person is being transported with minor injuries, a spokesperson from St John Ambulance service said.

Northern fire communications shift manager Dallas Ramsay said a fire truck from Te Awamutu and Hamilton were on route to the crash.

It is not yet clear how many people were involved in the incident.