Police are in attendance at a serious incident on Paihia Road, south of Opua.
A man was located on the road, about 1km south of the intersection with Te Raupo Road, in critical condition shortly before 4am.
The road is closed and a detour is being put in place, likely to be Oromahoe and Whangae Roads.
The Serious Crash Unit has been advised, and investigations are underway into exactly what happened.
Issued by the Police Media Centre