"Crash - SH 29, Lower Kaimai"
Emergency services are responding to a crash on State Highway 29, Lower Kaimai, in Western Bay of Plenty.
The crash occurred at 7.40pm.
Initial indications are that a single vehicle crashed off the road into the Wairoa River and is submerged in the water.
One person is out of the car and is reported to have moderate injuries.
A second person is believed to still be in the car.
More information will be provided as it becomes available.