A baby was flown to hospital in a critical condition after a car crashed through a fence near Kaiaua.
Emergency services were called to East Coast Rd, near Whakatiwai, north of Kaiaua, about 9pm yesterday.
Fire and Emergency northern shift manager Colin Underdown said a vehicle had crashed through a fence, injuring two people.
Neither patient was trapped.
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The Auckland Westpac Rescue Helicopter was also called to the scene and then transported a baby in a critical condition to Auckland Hospital.
A police spokesperson confirmed the mother was also seriously injured and taken to hospital by St John.
The baby was this morning in a serious but stable condition.
The Serious Crash Unit examination is underway into the circumstances of the crash.