Police are appealing for witnesses from an incident which saw a speeding vehicle crash in Taumarunui.
Yesterday at approximately 3:20pm a silver, four-door Ford Laser was driven at speed on Turaki Street, Taumarunui.
A short time later the same vehicle was seen travelling at speed on State Highway four, heading south from Taumarunui.
Approximately three kilometres south of Taumarunui, the vehicle turned left into Miro Street, Mananui, where it has lost control and collided with a power pole.
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The lone passenger was transported to Taumarunui Hospital by emergency staff and later transferred to Waikato Hospital by Air Ambulance with serious injuries.
Taumarunui Police are seeking witnesses who may have seen the car between 3:20pm and 3:30pm.
All information can be forwarded to Constable Stu McIsaac on 021 190 7538.