A man is fighting for his life after a car crashed into a fence in Whangarei this morning.

A police spokeswoman said the car left the road and hit a fence on Keyte St, Kensington.

A man suffered critical injuries and two others in the car had minor injuries.

The accident happened just before 10.30am.


Only one car was involved in the smash.

St John Ambulance said three people were taken to Whangarei Hospital, one in a critical condition.