A woman was seriously injured after a car crashed and ended up on its roof in Te Teko, near Whakatāne, last night.

A police media spokesman said police received a report of the crash on Galatea Rd at about 1.30am.

He said an ambulance and helicopter was called for the injured woman. The woman was airlifted to Tauranga Hospital in a critical condition.

The spokesman said inquiries into the crash were ongoing.

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