A cyclist has been taken to hospital in a serious condition following a crash in the early hours of Tuesday morning.
Emergency services were called to the scene of the accident between a car and cyclist, at around 4.50am on Te Puke Highway, near Manoeka Road and Collins Lane.
A police spokesperson says the occupants of the vehicle were okay.
“The vehicle left the road and went off into a ditch.
“The cyclist was in a serious condition at the time and taken to hospital.”
Enquiries into what caused the car and cyclist to collide are underway.