Two people were seriously injured in a State Highway 3 crash.
Emergency services were notified of the crash at Pukepapa Road, Lake Alice near Marton, about 9.50pm on Wednesday.
Police initially issued a statement that one person was seriously injured however a St John spokesman has since confirmed that two people were injured.
"One was seriously injured and taken by ambulance to Palmerston North Hospital," he said.
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"The other was in a serious to critical condition and was taken by helicopter to Wellington Hospital."
A police spokeswoman said the road was closed and diversions were in place until 11.30 pm.
More to come.