Napier police are looking for witnesses after a woman in her mid-sixties was left in a serious condition following a car crash this afternoon.
Source: 1 NEWS
The injured woman was travelling in a yellow Mazda Demio when she was forced off the road and then crashed into a power pole, police said.
The Demio was forced off the road by a blue ute which was completing a passing move on a blind corner, they said in a statement.
She was the sole occupant of the vehicle.
Emergency services were called at 3pm to SH5 the Napier-Taupo highway near the intersection with SH2.
Anyone who witnessed the crash is asked to call Napier police on 06 831 0700.
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