One person was rushed to hospital after a crash in the Auckland suburb of New Lynn this morning.

Police and St John Ambulance were called to Great North Rd near Rata St about 12.20am.

A single car had collided with a pole and the person had sustained moderate injuries.

The victim was treated by ambulance staff and rushed to hospital.

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Meanwhile, a northbound lane was closed on Mt Wellington Highway between Hamlin and Penrose Rds this morning to allow repairs after a power pole was damaged in an earlier crash.