Teenager dies following motorbike crash

Police have released the name of a teenager who died following the crash. File photo.

Police can confirm one person has died following a truck versus motorcycle crash on Monday.

Emergency services were alerted to the crash at 12.56pm on Monday at the intersection of No 1 and No 2 Roads, Springdale, says a police spokesperson.

"The motorcycle driver was airlifted to Waikato Hospital where he died yesterday.

"Police can also confirm he was Willem Grond,17, of Otway.

"Our sympathies are with his family and friends."

The investigation into the cause of the crash is ongoing.

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