Motorcyclist and 12-year-old hurt in crash

06:42, May 31 2014

A car and motorbike have crashed in Waikato, leaving two people seriously injured.

Police say emergency services remain at the scene, on State Highway 5 at Tapapa in South Waikato, and the road is closed in both directions at the intersection of Harwoods Rd and the highway "while a rescue helicopter transfers the patients to hospital".

The motorcyclist and a 12-year-old passenger in the car are both seriously injured.