One person has received critical injuries and another serious after a crash involving two cars on State Highway 2, near Te Hauke.
Emergency services were called to the two-car crash about 1.15pm where the northbound lane of SH2 was temporarily blocked, a police spokesperson confirmed.
Two people were taken to Hawke's Bay Hospital by St John Ambulance.
A hospital spokesperson confirmed one man in his 40s was in a critical condition while another man in his 70s was in a serious but stable condition.
One person who was trapped had to be extricated from the vehicle by firefighting crews from Otane.
In another incident, a person was seriously injured when their ute rolled into a ditch off SH2, near Eskdale, on Friday night.
The driver and sole occupant being transported to Hawke's Bay Hospital following the crash about 8.20pm.
It was one of several crashes emergency services responded to over the weekend, a police spokesperson confirmed.
Another person was taken to Hawke's Bay Hospital after a car rolled into a paddock off SH2, near Nuhaka, on Saturday morning.
The sole occupant reportedly suffered moderate injuries and was taken to Wairoa Health following the 8.15am crash. There were no reports of blockages.
One person was also moderately injured following a two-car crash on Montgomery St, Raureka, Hastings, about 1.45pm on Saturday.
One of the cars hit a fence, partially blocking the road for more than an hour.
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