A woman is in a serious condition after a crash between a van and a car in Waikato.
Eight people were injured in the crash in Netherton at the intersection of State Highway 2 and Awaiti Rd near Paeroa at 6.50pm on Monday.
"Initially two people were trapped, the road was blocked but reopened at 8.30pm," says Senior Sergeant Mike Henwood.
A St John statement says eight people were treated at the scene and transported to hospital.
While one person is seriously hurt, another is in a moderate condition and six others had minor injuries.
The woman was airlifted to Waikato Hospital, while rest were taken to Thames Hospital.
Police are investigating the cause of the crash.