Car knocks woman off her bike in Auckland

Diversions are in place (Getty)
Diversions are in place (Getty)

A woman in her 20s has been taken to hospital with serious injuries after being knocked off her bicycle by a car in Auckland.

Police say the crash happened at around 6:30am on Monday, between East Coast Rd and Weetman Dr, near Pinehill.

They're warning diversions are likely to be put in place and are asking drivers to avoid the area.

Motorists heading to work should expect delays.