A person is trapped and an intersection is blocked after two cars collided in Whangarei.

Emergency services were called at 4.30pm to the accident which is blocking the intersection of Maunu Rd and Otaika Rd.

Police say both the drivers are okay.

"We're currently at a two car motor vehicle accident. One person is trapped and we're using extrication gear," said Northern Region shift manager Megan Ruru.