Two people are in a serious but stable condition after a hit and run in Onekawa, Napier on Monday.
A Fire and Emergency New Zealand (FENZ) spokesman said the Napier brigade was called to a crash on Harold Holt Ave in Onekawa at 11.16am.
A police spokeswoman said a car was rear-ended by another car, which then left the scene.
Police are making enquiries to locate the offending car.
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The car which was crashed into appears to have gone through a fence, she said.
A spokeswoman said a description of the car as a black Holden station wagon with no plates that was shared on social media matches a possible description given to police at the scene.
A St John Ambulance spokeswoman said one person in a serious condition and one in a moderate condition were taken to Hawke's Bay Hospital.
A Hawke's Bay District Health Board spokeswoman said a man and a woman both in their 20s are in a serious but stable condition.