A 36-year-old man has died following a crash in Newtown shortly after 11pm last night.
While Police were speaking to a man on a motorcyle on Hutchinson Road, the man rode off and was involved in a crash with a car at the intersection of John and Wallace Streets.
The man was transported to Wellington Hospital in a critical condition where he died today.
The driver of the car was un-injured.
Police were not following the man at the time of the crash.
The investigation into the cause of the crash is going.