Person found critically injured on rural road south of Auckland taken to hospital

  • Updated
  • 05/01/2023

Police are investigating after a person was found critically injured on a rural road south of Auckland.

Emergency services were called to Batty Road, Karaka, following a report of an injured person on the road at 3:15pm Thursday.

The road was closed while emergency services responded and one person was transported to hospital in a critical condition.

A police spokesperson later confirmed on Thursday the road had reopened. They thanked motorists for their patience while the road was closed.

Police are making enquiries to determine the circumstances of the incident and would like to hear from anyone who witnessed the incident. Please contact police on 105 and reference event number P053198305.