Police responded to reports of a single vehicle crash on SH2 East, Nukuhou at 10:59pm.
"Three people were trapped initially." a Police spokesperson says.
St John responded to the scene with three ambulances, two helicopters and one manager.
"One patient was transported to Tauranga Hospital (by helicopter) in a critical condition, one patient was also transported (by helicopter) to Tauranga Hospital in a serious condition and one patient was transport (by ambulance) to Whakatane Hospital in a moderate condition." a St John spokesperson says.
The crash forced the closure of SH2 between Wainui Rd and Bell Road for a time.
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