Police car left mangled after flipping on Southern Motorway

A police car has crashed on Auckland's Southern Motorway, landing on its roof.

A spokesperson said the vehicle was on its way to a priority job, with lights flashing, just before 7:30am on Monday when it flipped.

The incident happened on State Highway 1 near Otara, close to the Reagan Rd overbridge.

No other cars were involved.

The driver is in hospital.
The driver is in hospital. Photo credit: Newshub.

The driver has been taken to Middlemore Hospital with minor to moderate injuries.

One lane is currently blocked, and delays are expected.

The serious crash unit will investigate.