A crash between a motorbike and car has left one person with critical injuries in Matata.

Police confirmed they were called to a serious two-vehicle crash between a motorbike and a car near the intersection of Smith and Thornton Rd, near Matata, at 6.35pm.

A St Johns spokeswoman confirmed one person was treated for critical injuries.

She said two ambulances and one helicopter were sent to the scene.


The road was closed as the Serious Crash Unit examined the scene, and was reopened late last night.