A fleeing driver in a stolen vehicle has crashed on Fitzherbert Rd, Wainuiomata, near Lower Hutt, resulting in a road closure.

The section of the road between The Strand and the shops is closed while police examine the scene and remove the vehicle.

The car crashed into a stationary vehicle after being followed by police.

The driver of the fleeing vehicle - which was stolen - suffered moderate injuries and an ambulance was called.

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The Serious Crash Unit has been advised and will investigate.