A woman lost control of her vehicle, ending up in a ditch at the intersection of State Highway 2 and Tuapiro St, north of Katikati this afternoon.

Katikati fire chief Joe Manukau said they were called to the accident at 4.30pm along with ambulance and police.

He said the only woman involved was not seriously injured but taken to Hospital for assessment.

"Only one car involved... She lost control at the intersection and ended up off the side of the road.

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"She was taken away by ambulance but she walked out of her car herself."

He said traffic was not held up by the accident as it was off the road.