A man had to be cut from his vehicle and flown to hospital after a crash in Kaikōura overnight.
Emergency services were called to the incident on Ludstone Road at about 1am this morning.
It is understood the 25-year-old driver crashed into a parked car and caused powerlines to fall.
The man had to be cut from the wreck and was flown by rescue helicopter to Christchurch Hospital in a moderate to serious condition, emergency services said.
It is unclear if alcohol was a factor in the crash.