Fatal collision between car and motorbike in New Plymouth

Fatal collision between car and motorbike in New Plymouth

A motorcyclist has died after colliding with a car in the Bell Block area of New Plymouth.

Police and emergency services are at the scene on Devon Rd, between Golf Course Lane and the Henwood Rd off-ramp.

Emergency services were notified of the crash about 11:50am. The motorcyclist received medical attention at the scene but has since died.

The Police Serious Crash Unit is on the way.

Devon Rd is down to one lane and a diversion is in place via Egmont Rd at the eastern end, and Katere Rd at the western end.

Police are asking motorists to delay their travel if possible, or find an alternate route.

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