A woman has been airlifted to hospital in a serious condition after becoming trapped in a tractor roll accident on Motuihe Island, near Auckland.

Around 1.30pm today Auckland Westpac Rescue Helicopters went to assist a female patient trapped in a tractor roll accident on the island.

The woman had suffered leg injures in the accident and was flown to Auckland City Hospital after being freed - just before 3pm today.

Two rescue helicopters attended the scene on the island in the Hauraki Gulf.

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An Intensive Care Paramedic, an emergency doctor and six fireman assisted in the rescue and provided medical assistance at the scene.

A woman has become trapped in a tractor roll on Motuihe Island. Photo / Auckland Rescue Helicopter Trust
A woman has become trapped in a tractor roll on Motuihe Island. Photo / Auckland Rescue Helicopter Trust