Police have confirmed that two motorcyclists died following a collision with a tanker north of Tokoroa earlier today.
The crash happened at approximately 2:40pm this afternoon on State Highway One, between the intersections with Rollett Road and Newell Road.
Diversions were put in place and police have asked motorists to drive with patience if they're driving through the Tokoroa area this evening.
A spokesperson said: "Police’s thoughts are with the family and friends of all those involved."
The Serious Crash Unit are investigating the incident.