Four people were injured in a crash on the east coast this morning.

The single-car crash happened on State Highway 35, near Tolaga Bay, just before 9am.

Ambulance, the Fire Service and a rescue helicopter attended the crash.

One person was flown to Gisborne Hospital via rescue helicopter, a police spokesman said.

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The NZTA reported the serious crash had closed the highway north of Gisborne, south of Tolaga Bay.