Two people were injured when a car slammed into a power pole in west Auckland tonight.
An ambulance spokeswoman said the crash happened at the intersection of Swanson Rd and Metcalfe Rd in Swanson at 7.25pm.
One person was taken to Auckland City Hospital in a serious condition.
A second person was taken to North Shore Hospital with moderate injuries.
There have been numerous crashes throughout the North Island today as wind and heavy rains lash the country.