Motorists are being asked to avoid the area near the Lincoln Road off ramp of SH16 after a crash between a truck and a car.
Police and emergency services are attending an accident between a truck and a car on the city bound lane of SH16 of the Northwestern motorway, 300 metres before the Lincoln Road off ramp.
The vehicle involved in the accident with a truck was wedged onto the medium barrier and occupants had to be removed from the vehicle.
Police are asking motorists to use caution or avoid this area for the next two hours until the crash area is cleared.
The fast lane on both sides are closed and traffic flow is slow.
Motorists can exit on the Te Atatu off ramp prior to the crash utilising Central Park Drive and Lincoln Road to re-enter the motor way north.