Person in critical condition after Totara St crash
One person is in critical condition following a crash between a truck and a cyclist on Totara Street.
Police were notified of the crash in Mount Maunganui at 4:06pm.
A police spokesperson says diversions are in place and motorists are asked to avoid the area.
A St John spokesperson says one patient is being transported to hospital in critcal condition.
SunLive hotline caller Mike Anderson says the crash happened near Maui Street and the Tauranga bound lane has been closed.
He says there are two ambulances on the scene and cop cars everywhere.
“It must be pretty bad because police are taping off one side of the road.”
Mike says the Mount Maunganui bound side of the road is open but traffic is very heavy.