Emergency services are attending a serious crash involving a car and a pedestrian at SH 1 at Otaika, Whangarei.
Police were called to the scene at around 06.55am.
One person has critical injuries and is being taken to hospital via ambulance.
SH 1 is closed at Portland Road and Loop Road, local diversions are in place.
The Serious Crash Unit is on its way.
Issued by the Police Media Centre