UPDATED 11.55AM: A motorcyclist has been taken to Tauranga Hospital with serious injuries after crashing on State Highway 2.
A police spokesperson says a tow truck has also been called to remove the bike from the scene.
The road is clear in both directions to traffic.
Emergency services are responding after a motorcyclist crashed on State Highway 2, Aongatete.
The accident happened at around 9.30am, at the intersection of Morton Road and State Highway 2.
A police spokesperson says only one vehicle was involved, with the motorcyclist being treated by ambulance staff for ’serious injuries’.
A caller to the SunLive newsroom who drove past says several cars and motorcycles were stopped in the northbound lane, which she says might be blocked now.