: An elderly man is being taken to hospital after a medical event cased him to crash into a parked car.
Acting shift commander Sergeant Tristan Murray said the 85-year-old man had suffered some sort of medical event causing him to collide with a parked car.
He was in a serious condition and was being looked over by St John staff. He will be taken to Tauranga Hospital.
The police serious crash unit were also at the scene.
EARLIER: Police and ambulance are at the scene of a serious crash in Mount Maunganui.
It is understood a person is seriously hurt after a collision involving two cars on Oceanbeach Rd about 11.50pm.
A police spokeswoman said a car driven by and elderly man had hit a parked car about 11.40am.
The crash happened between Concord Rd and Surf Rd.