Taranna serious crash

One person has died and two have been seriously injured in a crash at Taranna this morning. 

Around 8.30am emergency services responded to reports of a crash between a vehicle and a motorcycle on the Arthur Highway. 

Sadly, the man riding the motorcycle died at the scene of the crash. The woman pillion passenger sustained critical injuries and was flown to the Royal Hobart Hospital. 

The woman driver of the vehicle sustained serious injuries and was transported by Ambulance to the Royal Hobart Hospital. 

The road remains partially blocked with diversion in place for light vehicles. Delays of around 40minutes are occurring in the area.  

Police are conducting a crash investigation. 

Our thoughts are with all affected by the crash.