Police and roading contractors are attending the scene where a crash occurred at midday on Linwood Road, Karaka.
The crash involved a collision between a car and truck and one person has been taken to hospital with serious, but not life-threatening injuries.
The road has suffered damage and is going to be closed for several hours at Linwood Road/Charles Road and Linwood Road/Blackridge Road.
One lane will be re-opened when repairs have been made.
In the meantime, motorists are warned that delays are likely and asked to avoid the area if possible.
Issued: 3:00pm, Monday 19 December 2016