A person has suffered life-threatening injuries in a crash in Ruakaka, south of Whangarei.

The crash happened just after 7.30pm on Marsden Bay Drive, near the Marsden Pt Refinery.

Police, fire and ambulance officers all attended the incident, police said.

Two St John ambulances also attended, and took one person to hospital. A second person was airlifted to hospital with life-threatening injuries.