Motorcyclist injured in city’s centre

COLLISION: Police inspect the scene of a crash in Launceston on Sunday afternoon.

COLLISION: Police inspect the scene of a crash in Launceston on Sunday afternoon.

UPDATE 3.30PM

A motorbike rider has been taken to hospital with minor injuries following a crash in the Launceston CBD on Sunday afternoon.

Police were called to the scene at the intersection of York and St John Streets shortly before 2pm.

Traffic flow was impacted for about 45 minutes while the scene was cleared. 

EARLIER

Ambulance and police are on the scene of a crash between a car and a motorcycle in the centre of Launceston.

Two lanes of York Street have been closed to traffic near the intersection of York and St John Streets.

The Examiner understands that the motorbike rider is injured.

Tasmania Fire Service is also at the scene.

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