One person is in intensive care after a motorcycle and car collided near Baypark which left a motorcyclist briefly trapped.

A Tauranga Hospital spokesperson said a 30-year-old man, from Tauranga, is in a stable condition in intensive care after last night's crash.

A police media spokeswoman said police were called to the crash on State Highway 29a just before the roundabout connecting State Highway 29a and 2 about 9pm.

The spokeswoman said the motorcyclist was briefly trapped after the crash and one person was in a serious condition, but it wasn't clear whether the motorcyclist was seriously injured.


A St John media spokeswoman said two ambulances were called at 8.56pm.

The spokeswoman said one patient was transferred to Tauranga Hospital in a serious condition.

The road was reopened about 10pm.