A motorcyclist has died overnight after he was injured in a crash in Kinloch, near Taupo, yesterday afternoon.

His bike and a car collided on rural Whangamata Rd around 2.20pm on Saturday.

The motorcyclist was transported to hospital in a critical condition and later died from his injuries, police said.

The Serious Crash Unit is investigating.

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No further details regarding the motorcyclist are available at this stage.