A chopper is en-route to Waiouru after a person was stuck by a car.
Police received reports of a collision involving a car and a pedestrian on SH1, Desert Rd at Waiouru this evening, a spokeswoman said.
"The pedestrian is injured and a helicopter is responding."
Police were notified of the accident just before 10pm on Wednesday night.
Desert Rd will be closed overnight, the spokeswoman said.