Two people have been injured after a single-vehicle crash near Tangowahine in Northland this morning.

One person is in a critical condition and the other person is in a serious condition. Both have been taken to hospital.

The crash on State Highway 14, between Tangowahine Settlement and Ounuwhao roads, was reported just after 7am.

Part of State Highway 14 was closed in both directions but the road has since reopened.

“Police appreciate motorists’ cooperation and understanding this morning while our worked was carried out at the scene.”

An investigation into the circumstances of the crash are underway.