One person has been seriously injured and another is in a serious condition after a crash in south-east Auckland.
A spokeswoman for the police said the crash of two cars was taking place at Whitford-Maraetai Rd, near the intersection with Henson Rd at 7:45 am on Thursday.
One person was in a critical condition and the other had serious injuries, said the spokeswoman.
The road was closed due to the crash and diversions were in place at Whitford-Maraetai Rd and Clifton Rd and Whitford-Maraetai Rd and Jack Lachlan Drive, Beachlands, she said.
The serious crash unit was investigating.
A spokeswoman for the St John Ambulance said they were on the scene at 7.42 a.m.
Ambulance workers were still on site and treated the injured patients, according to the spokesperson.
Auckland Transport said there was a delay in the city as a result of the crash.
TRAFFIC DELAY DUE CRASHES – 8:00 AM, THU 23 AUG
The traffic is crowded this morning in the city on Whitford-Maraetai Rd with a crash near Henson Rd causing delays. Delays also occur on Te Atatu Rd with a crash near Roberts Rd. Allow extra time. ^ TP
– Auckland Transport (@AklTransport)
August 22, 2018