A person has been airlifted to Hospital after a car accident in Waipunga, Hawke's Bay.

St John Ambulance was called a single-vehicle crash on State Highway 5 at Waipunga at 6pm, a spokeswoman said.

One person in a moderate condition was being flown by helicopter to Hastings Hospital, a St John Ambulance spokeswoman said.

Two ambulances are were attendance, she said.

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Fire and Emergency New Zealand (FENZ) shift manager Colin Underdown said FENZ were also at the crash site.

More to come.