Multiple injured in four car crash near Awakeri

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Several people have been injured following a serious car crash near Awakeri.

Police were alerted to the four car crash on State Highway 30 between Maunder Rd and Western Drain Rd at 12:40pm on Friday.

A St John spokesperson says three people were taken to Whakatane hospital, one in a serious condition and two others in a moderate condition.

The road is closed and diversions are in place on Western Drain Rd and MacDonald Rd.

Sam Gardner