A Whangarei man has survived a collision between his mobility scooter and a vehicle on a busy city road.

The man was taken to Whangarei Hospital after the collision about 12pm on a Maunu Rd pedestrian crossing, near the Blomfield Special School entrance.

He was taken to hospital by St John Ambulance with serious injuries.

The scooter was badly damaged.


At 12.15pm traffic was backed up but beginning to move slowly.

Police attended the scene and are investigating the cause of the crash.