A motorcyclist is fighting for his life Auckland City Hospital after losing both legs in a crash with a truck on an Auckland motorway overbridge yesterday.

Emergency services were called to the Royal Rd bridge in Massey at 4.40pm, said a police spokesman.

A truck and motorcycle were involved in the crash.

It is understood at least one of the victim's legs was severed in the collision.

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The truck driver was assessed to be in a moderate condition and was taken to Waitakere Hospital.