Two people have been hurt in an accident on State Highway 58 north of Wellington.
The crash happened at 4:40pm, a police communications spokesman said.
One of the victims had to be cut from the wreckage.
A male had critical injuries to his head and chest.
A female had moderate chest injuries.
State Highway 58 was closed from the intersection of Haywards Hill Rd while the accident scene was cleared but was fully re-opened by 7pm.
The Life Flight Trust's Westpac Rescue Helicopter was called to the accident site.
Two ambulances, police and the Fire Service were also at the scene.
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