UPDATED: One person is in critical condition and another is reported to be serious following a car and truck crash in the Hauraki area.
Emergency services are at thes cene of the crash in Orongo, and State Highway 25 is closed.
Senior Sergeant David Raffan says one person is trapped.
"One person is believed to have critical injuries, another person has serious injuries.
"The road is closed and is expected to remain so for a few hours."
Diversions are in place down Ngataipua and Hauraki Road.
"Police are advising motorists in the area to take care and would like to thank them for their patience."
The Serious Crash Unit is in attendance.
State Highway 25 is closed following a serious crash near Thames.
Emergency services are at the scene of the crash on SH25, between Pokeno and Thames.
The NZ Transport Agency is asking people to use an alternative route.
"Due to a serious incident in this area the road is closed. Emergency services are on site. Please delay your journey or use an alternative route."
For a detour route, motorists are being advised to follow the directions of emergency services at the scene.
Reports of a serious crash on #SH25 near Kopu. Avoid the area and follow directions of emergency services at the scene. ^LC— NZTA Waikato/BoP (@NZTAWaiBoP) November 23, 2017
We will update this story as soon as we get more information.
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