Lane of SH2 closed after man hit by car

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Police were called to a crash scene on SH2 after a man has been hit by a car. Photo/file
Police were called to a crash scene on SH2 after a man has been hit by a car. Photo/file

Part of State Highway 2 is closed after a man was hit by a car near Matata this afternoon.

The man, believed to have been cycling, and a car collided near the intersection of SH2 and Flax Rd about 2.25pm.

Emergency services are at the scene and the northbound lane of the highway was blocked to traffic, a police spokeswoman said.

Police were called to the scene by St John ambulance officers, who have since taken the man to Whakatane Hospital in a serious condition.

- Bay of Plenty Times

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