A helicopter is on the way to help two people who were injured when a car crashed into a tree south of Taupō today.

Police were alerted at 12.20pm to the crash, which happened on Te Rangitautahanga Rd between Paekiri St and Rangipoia Pl.

A St John's media spokeswoman said a helicopter was on the way and two people were being treated for moderate injuries.

She said the helicopter could be called due to the nature of the injuries.


More to come.