One person trapped after car crash in south Auckland

Police say one person is trapped in a vehicle after a serious crash in Papatoetoe on Great South Road this morning.

The crash happened about 5.30am between Carlie Street and Allenby Road, police said, and involved a truck and a car.

The road is closed in both directions and police are asking motorists to stay away from the area - diversions are in place.

A New Zealand police road accident sign