One dead in workplace incident in Bay of Plenty

A person has died following a workplace incident in Paengaroa in Bay of Plenty this morning.

Emergency services were alerted to a crash involving an ATV (all terrain vehicle) and a motorbike on Maungarangi Rd just before 8am.

A person was taken to Tauranga Hospital with critical injuries but died a short time later.

A WorkSafe media spokeswoman confirmed they were notified of the incident.

Inquiries were being made to determine the next steps, she said.

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