One person may be trapped after a car crash near Whangarei this evening.

Emergency services have just arrived on the scene of the two vehicle crash at the corner of State Highway 1 and Maungakaramea Rd, a police spokeswoman said.

"Two cars crashed, one car rolled after being struck by the other car," she said.

One person appears to be trapped but there is no information yet on patient conditions.


The northbound lane is blocked.

Police received the call to the scene at 8.05pm.