A person is in a critical condition in hospital after falling from an electric scooter in downtown Auckland.

Paramedics were called to Westhaven Dr, St Mary's Bay, just after 6pm after reports of a motor vehicle accident.

A St John spokeswoman confirmed they arrived at the scene just before 6.30pm.

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A Lime Scooter spotted at Westhaven Drive, St Mary's Bay, last night. Photo / Visual Media Productions
A Lime Scooter spotted at Westhaven Drive, St Mary's Bay, last night. Photo / Visual Media Productions

"We treated and transported one patient in a critical condition to Auckland City Hospital.''

As of midday Wednesday the person was still in a critical condition, an Auckland DHB spokeswoman said.

One News reported that the person had been riding a Lime scooter when they got into trouble.

A photographer spotted a Lime scooter in the area last night. It is not known whether that was the scooter involved.

A police spokeswoman told the Herald they were notified about an incident involving an electric scooter where a person had been injured.

Police said they were told about the incident about 8.30pm.