A 4-year-old boy who was seriously injured in a crash in Taupō is now a stable condition.

A Lakes District Health Board spokeswoman said a teenager and a small child were transferred to Rotorua hospital following the crash this morning.

A 4-year-old boy was in a stable condition in the Children's Unit, while a teenager was treated and discharged, she said.

Two others who were also in the same crash went to Taupō Hospital and were also treated and discharged, she said.


A police spokeswoman said emergency services went to the scene of the crash on Napier Rd just before 1am.

A St John spokeswoman said crews took one person in a serious condition to Rotorua Hospital.

Meanwhile, another person received moderate injuries after a single-car crash off Western Rd in Ngongotahā.

The car had gone off the road about 11.10pm and a person was initially trapped and extracted, a police spokeswoman said.

A St John spokeswoman said one person was transported to Rotorua Hospital in a moderate condition.

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