A Rotorua man has died after a crash on State Highway 5/Ngongotaha Rd on Sunday .

Rudolf Jacabus Hoogenboom, 84, of Rotorua, died in hospital on Tuesday.

Police were called to the crash between a car and bus near Henderson Rd at 12.45pm on Sunday.

The driver of the car was taken to Rotorua Hospital in a moderate condition before deteriorating and being transferred to Waikato Hospital later that day.

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Police have extended sympathies to his family and friends.

Nobody on the bus was injured in the crash.

The police Serious Crash Unit is investigating.