A person that flipped their car onto its roof on State Highway 36 has been taken to Rotorua Hospital with moderate injuries.

A police spokesman said they were called to a car on its roof between Jackson Rd and Kaharoa Rd at 9.50am.

A Rotorua Daily Post photographer at the scene said the car was badly damaged with much of the roof caved in and had been taken away by a tow truck.

A vehicle flipped onto its roof on State Highway 36 north of Rotorua. Photo/Ben Fraser
A vehicle flipped onto its roof on State Highway 36 north of Rotorua. Photo/Ben Fraser

The road is now cleared and traffic is flowing.

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Earlier, other motorists had stopped to help the injured person.