Motorcyclist dies in crash near Tiwai Bridge

A motorcyclist has died following a crash at Tiwai Point, near Bluff, tonight.

The accident happened about 8pm on Tiwai Rd, just north of Tiwai Bridge, near Awarua Bay Rd a police spokesman said.

One motorcyclist died at the scene.

Police were investigating and the Serious Crash Unit were assisting with a scene examination.