Police are at the scene of a serious crash on Mountain Road (State Highway 3) near Cardiff, Taranaki.
Police were alerted to a two car crash at around 7:10am.
There are reports of serious injuries however we don't have confirmed information on the injuries or the number of people involved at this stage.
A helicopter is on the way.
The road is closed and motorists are asked to avoid the area.
Diversions are in place.
Issued by Police Media Centre