Police are at the scene of a crash near Waihi where a person is trapped inside an upside down vehicle.

The crash occured through the Karangahake Gorge on Waitawheta Rd.

The emergency call was made at 8.20am.

The road is expected to be closed for at least half an hour.

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Fire and St John ambulance have been called to the scene.

Police were unable to give any information about injuries at this stage.