A person is fighting for their life after a crash in the Bay of Plenty where a mini van has rolled into a paddock while in Porirua part of SH1 is blocked after a truck rolled.

Emergency services were called to the scene accident off Galatea Road in Te Teko in the Bay of Plenty just before 1.30 this morning.

A police spokeswoman said the person was taken to Tauranga Hospital by helicopter and is in a critical condition.

She said no one else was injured from the crash.


Meanwhile, a truck rolled on State Highway 1 in Pukerua Bay, Porirua this morning.

Police said the southbound lane was blocked and the northbound lane partially blocked after the truck and trailer unit rolled about 6.50am.

Diversions were in place at Paekakariki Hill Rd and motorists were asked to avoid the area if possible.

Another person is in hospital after a car collided with a train off State Highway 12 in Ruawai, Northland.

Emergency services were called to the accident near Smith Canal Rd at just before 2.30 this morning.

Police say the car went into the ditch and the person was trapped.

"They had moderate injuries and has been taken to Whangarei Hospital by ambulance.

"We have no other details about how the crash happened at this stage."


Yesterday, one person died after a car rolled in the Coromandel and another person has been left with critical injuries.

Emergency services, including a helicopter, attended the scene of a single-vehicle crash on Tairua Road (SH 25), south of Pukepoto, around 12:30pm yesterday.