A person has been cut from the wreckage of a two-car collision in the Bay of Plenty.
The accident happened just after 1:30pm today on State Highway 2 at the Waitahanui Stream Bridge near Pukehina, the fire service says.
The person is in a serious condition and is being taken to hospital.
There was also a crash at Mourea near Rotorua this afternoon and a person was taken to Rotorua Hospital, St John ambulance says.
Emergency services were also responding to a crash in the Waioeka Gorge, about 40km from Opotiki, today.