One critical after serious crash on Auckland's Great South Rd
A passenger has been trapped and critically injured after a car crashed into a parked truck in South Auckland.
Emergency services were called to the crash in Great South Rd, Papatoetoe, at 5.29am, between Carlie St and Allenby Rd.
A spokesman said a car had crashed into a parked truck.
One person in the car had to be "extricated" using rescue equipment.Advertisement Advertise with NZME.
Police and ambulance crews also attended.
A police spokeswoman said the initial information they received indicated one passenger was in a critical condition.
The road is closed in both directions in that area and diversions are in place.
At 6.30am the spokeswoman said the road was expected to be closed for about an hour.
The NZ Transport Agency advises motorists to avoid the area.Source: Google News