Police seek witnesses to fatal Mount crash

The crash happened at 4pm on Totara Street. Photo: Mike Anderson.

Police are asking for witnesses to a collision between a truck and cyclist in Mount Maunganui to come forward.

Emergency services were called to the crash on Totara Street, near Maui Street, around 4pm on Thursday.

A cyclist was taken to Tauranga Hospital in critical condition.

"Police can confirm a cyclist has died following the earlier collision at the intersection of Totara Street and Maui Street in Mt Maunganui," says a police spokesperson.

"Tauranga Police would like to speak to anyone who witnessed the collision between a truck and a cyclist..

"Anyone who can assist is asked to call 105 and quote file number 200528/142."

Information can be phoned into the Tauranga Police Station on 07 577 4300.

Alternatively, information can also be left anonymously via the Crimestoppers 0800 555 111 line.

Non-emergency information can be called into the police's 105 number.

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