Source: New Zealand Police
Police are attending a serious crash on Linwood Road, Karaka.
The crash was reported shortly before 7am and occurred near Te Hihi School. The crash involved a single vehicle crashing into a power pole.
One person has critical injuries as a result of the crash.
Linwood Road is closed at Batty Road and there are further closures at McKenzie Road and Kingseat Road and Glenbrook Road and Kingseat Road.
Motorists are asked to avoid the area.