Two motorcyclists have died following a crash on State Highway One yesterday.
Source: 1 NEWS
Police were called just before 3pm, to reports of the crash, north of Totoroa.
The riders were a 59-year-old from Hastings, and a 41-year-old from Putaruru.
A police spokesperson told 1 News that both died at the scene.
State Highway One was closed for a period of time to allow for a scene examination, reopening shortly after 9:15pm.
Senior Sergeant Fane Troy of Taupo Police said the crash scene was complex and covered a 200 stretch of the motorway.
"This was a tragedy for all involved and our thoughts are with the friends and family of those affected."
The Serious Crash Unit will investigate the cause of the incident.