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Two injured, one critically, in fiery motorcycle crash in Bay of Plenty

Two people are injured, one critically, following a fiery motorcycle crash today.

Emergency services were called to the crash involving two motorcycles on Te Puke Highway at 11.20am.

One motorcycle caught fire following the crash, police said in a statement.

One person has critical injuries and another had moderate injuries.

A Fire and Emergency NZ spokesperson said one crew from Te Puke attended the crash.

Diversions are in place and motorists are asked to take alternative routes where possible.

One person died in a two-car crash on the same highway earlier this month.

A New Zealand Police vehicle with a road block in place (file image). Source: 1 NEWS