A person has suffered serious injuries after being hit by a vehicle in Huapai, northwest of Auckland.

A Police spokeswoman said they were called to a car versus pedestrian incident at 7.27pm.

A St John spokesman said the accident happened outside Huapai Tavern and a male patient had been transported to Auckland City Hospital in a serious condition.

The Serious Crash Unit has been advised and road closures are expected to be put in place.

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