Two people are in a critical condition after a two car crash in Ngatea, southwest of Thames tonight.
Police are still responding to the crash which happened just before 9.35pm on Orchard East Rd.
A rescue helicopter in en route to transport the patients to hospital.
A police media spokesperson said the initial information from a member of the public was that more than one person could be trapped.
The intersection of Orchard East Rd and State Highway 2 is blocked and diversions are in place.