One person critical following Waihi crash

One person has been airlifted to hospital in a critical condition following a two-vehicle crash on State Highway 2 south of Waihi.

A police media spokesperson says the crash has happened near Old Tauranga Road.

"The road remains closed and is likely to remain so for some time while repairs to the road are undertaken," says police.

"Diversions remain in place at Waihi Beach Road and Athenree Road."

Meanwhile another crash has been reported on Bethlehem Road.

A caller to the 0800 SUNLIVE news hot line says it appears a car has hit a power pole.

SunLive has contacted police and is working on getting more information.

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