Cyclist dies after crash in Te Puke

The crash happened on Te Puke Highway, between Manoeka Road and Collins Lane. Image: Google Maps.

A cyclist has died after a crash on Te Puke Highway yesterday, Tuesday 9 April.

Emergency services were called to the crash, between a car and a cyclist, around 4:50am yesterday.

The 66-year-old cyclist was taken to hospital at the time but sadly died last night, says a police spokesperson,

"Police offer their sympathies to his friends and family at this difficult time.

"The investigation into the crash is continuing."

Anyone with information about the crash can contact their nearest police station.

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

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