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One dead after motorcycle crash at Arataki

The crash happed at the intersection of Exeter St and Eversham Rd. Photo: Supplied

5.05pm Update: One person has died following a car and motorcycle crash in Arataki.

Police were alerted to the crash at the intersection of Exeter St and Eversham Rd at around 2.18pm.

"The motorcyclist was transported to hospital where they sadly later died," says a Police spokesperson.

The Serious Crash Unit has been notified.

Enquiries into the circumstances of the crash are ongoing.

3pm Update: Emergency services are responding to a crash involving a car and a motorcyle at the intersection of Exeter St and Eversham Rd in Arataki.

The crash occurred about 2.15pm.

"It appears one person has been injured," says a Police spokesperson.

St Johns Ambulance service has taken the motorcyclist to Tauranga Hospital.

"The Serious Crash Unit has been notified."

Earlier, 2.30pm: A caller to SunLive reports that there has been a vehicle crash in Arataki.

"Just letting you know that it is best to stay away from Gloucester Street and Eversham Road at the moment, because there's been a crash between a motorcycle and a car," says the SunLive reader.

Emergency services are at the scene.

It is unknown at this stage whether there have been any injuries.

SunLive will update this once more information becomes available.

At the scene? Phone 0800SUNLIVE or email newsroom@thesun.co.nz

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