A person is in a critical condition after a crash in northwest Auckland this afternoon.
Police said they were called to the single-vehicle crash on State Highway 16 near Waimauku about 1.20pm.
A helicopter took the sole occupant to hospital.
The highway was closed and diversions were expected to be in place for some time.
SH16 WAIMAUKU – SERIOUS CRASH – 1:50PM— Waka Kotahi NZTA Auckland & Northland (@WakaKotahiAkNth) July 27, 2020
A serious crash has CLOSED a section of SH16 between Kiwitahi Rd and Muriwai Rd Roundabout in the Waimauku township. Please follow direction of emergency services on-site and follow the detour. More info here: https://t.co/wCidXpU09j. ^MF pic.twitter.com/U3mziW5WWI