The condition of the person trapped after the truck accident is critical.

A man is in critical condition after being stranded for hours when a truck collided head-on with a truck north of Napier.

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Image: RNZ / Tim Brown.

Emergency services were called to the scene in Tanguio, about 30 minutes from Napier, just before 2 p.m.

St. John confirmed that a man was taken to Hawke’s Bay Hospital in critical condition more than three hours later.

The road is closed.


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