Charges laid over two car crash on Wainui Road

One person has been charged with careless driving following a two car crash on Wainui Road.

The crash occurred near the intersection of Wainui Road and Harrison Road at around 11 yesterday morning -- three people were injured.

Road Policing Unit Head Sergeant Ray Wylie says initial inquiries indicate a vehicle was being driven on the wrong side of the road and collided head-on with an oncoming vehicle.

The person charged in relation to the crash will appear in Whakatane District Court in the coming days.

Sam Gardner