30 Apr 2019

Cyclist dies on SH27 in Matamata

8:54 pm on 30 April 2019

A person has died after a crash involving a car and a bicycle in Matamata, Waikato, this evening.

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Police said the cyclist had died at the scene after the crash about 6.40pm.

They earlier said the person was critically injured and a helicopter had been dispatched, but by 8.40pm confirmed they had died.

The driver of the car was moderately injured and taken to hospital.

Diversions were in place.