A person has been airlifted to hospital in a critical condition after getting trapped between a wheelie bin and a truck in Kawerau.
A police spokeswoman said police were called to the scene on River Rd about 8.45am.
A Fire and Emergency Services spokesman said the person was freed and two appliances had been sent to the scene.
Fire and Emergency Services were alerted at 8.37am.
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A St John spokesman said one person in critical condition was flown to Waikato Hospital.
Meanwhile, a pedestrian has been taken to hospital after being hit by a vehicle on Clayton Rd in Rotorua.
A police spokeswoman said police were alerted at about 8.50am.
A St John spokesman said they were notified of the incident but did not attend.