Two rescue helicopters were called to a car accident that seriously injured two people south of Whakamaru tonight.
The two-car head-on crash happened about three kilometres south of Whakamaru, South Waikato, about 4:30pm.
A person was trapped in each of the cars. One had to be cut free by the fire service.
The Westpac Waikato Air Ambulance airlifted a 53-year-old Hamilton woman from the scene about 6:30pm.The Taupo Youthtown Rescue Helicopter transported the other driver.
Both were admitted to Waikato Hospital in with serious injuries.
- © Fairfax NZ News
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