A cyclist who was seriously injured in a crash in Welcome Bay is now stable in hospital.
The Mount Maunganui man was injured in the crash involving a bike and a car on Welcome Bay Rd about 7pm yesterday.
He was taken to Tauranga Hospital with serious injuries.
A Bay of Plenty District Health Board spokesman said the 59-year-old was in a stable condition.
The Serious Crash Unit was investigating the collision that closed Welcome Bay Rd for several hours last night.