A woman has been choppered to hospital with a suspected spinal injury after a car rolled into a watery ditch near Hamilton last night.
Five people in total were taken to Waikato Hospital after the one-car crash in Tahuna on State Highway 27.
Police, fire and ambulance services were called at 7.40pm to the crash on State Highway 27, a police spokeswoman said.
The car had left State Highway 27 between Tramline Rd and Maukoro Landing Rd and rolled into the ditch.
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The Trustpower TECT Rescue Helicopter was dispatched at 7.45 pm and took the rear-seat passenger, a 20-year-old female, to Waikato Hospital with a suspected spinal injury.
The other four occupants of the vehicle were taken to hospital via four ambulances. One was seriously injured and three had moderate injuries, a St John spokesperson said.