A person is in a serious condition after a tree fell on their vehicle in Taumarunui.
Emergency services were alerted just before 9am on Tuesday.
Fire and Emergency New Zealand extricated the person from the vehicle who was trapped by their legs.
A St Johns spokeswoman said an ambulance and a helicopter were sent to the scene, with the person being transported to Taumarunui Hospital via ambulance.
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There are no diversions and motorists are asked to avoid the area.