Multiple crashes keep emergency services busy
Emergency services were kept busy overnight, with at least three crashes in the Tauranga/Western Bay of Plenty area.
A cyclist is in hospital following a crash in Papamoa early this morning.
A police spokesperson says a car and cyclist crashed on the corner of Doncaster Drive and Tara Road just after 5.30am.
“The cyclist has been transported to hospital. There is no status recorded for the cyclist.”
Meanwhile, one person has sustained serious injuries following a crash between a car and truck on Esdaile Road in Whakamarama.
Emergency services were called to the crash at about 8pm.
“Two people were reported to have sustained minor injuries and another serious injuries,” says a police spokesperson.
The cause of the crash is under investigation.
SunLive has also had reports of a crash in Brookfield this morning.
A caller to the 0800 SUNLIVE news hotline says there was a crash at the intersection of Brookfield Lane and Jeffereson Place around 4am.
No other details are available on this crash at this stage.