Person critically injured after crash video

TOM LEE Fairfax Media NZ

Police, Fire and Ambulance at the scene of a 2 car accident at Tuhikaramea Rd, Dinsdale, Hamilton

One person is in a critical condition after a serious crash in Hamilton.

A ute towing a boat and an SUV towing a trailer collided a short distance from the Dinsdale shopping centre about 9.20am, Senior Sergeant Robbie Hermann of Waikato police said.

Both vehicles were travelling in opposite directions when they crashed.

Emergency services at the scene of a serious crash on Tuhikaramea Rd, Hamilton.
TOM LEE/FAIRFAX NZ

Emergency services at the scene of a serious crash on Tuhikaramea Rd, Hamilton.

An initial report from the Fire Service said the vehicles involved were believed to be trucks.

Sergeant Hayden Martin, speaking at the scene, said one of the vehicles crossed the centre line.

The driver of the SUV was critically injured and taken to Waikato Hospital by ambulance.

The police serious crash unit is investigating.

The Fire Service and police are at the scene and diversions are in place.

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