Three people are injured, two seriously, after a two car crash on State Highway One in Northland.
Emergency services responded to the collision on the south side of the Brynderwyn Hill just after 4pm.
Ambulance paramedics are still attending to the injured persons at the scene, according to a St John's Ambulance spokesperson.
State Highway One is closed in both directions from Waipu Gorge Road to Mangawhai.
Southbound traffic is advised to take Doctors Hill Road and SH12 back to SH1. Northbound traffic should take the coastal route to Waipu.
The Northland Serious Crash unit will be investigating the crash.
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