Motorcyclist killed in Te Puke crash

Emergency services at the scene of the crash on Rangiuru Road. Photos: Cameron Avery.

UPDATED 8.17PM: One person is dead following crash near Te Puke this evening.

Police were called to the crash between a car and motorbike on Rangiuru Road, 200m from the main highway, about 7pm.

A police spokesperson has confirmed that the motorcyclist has died at the scene.

"The road is currently closed at Brown Road, while the serious crash unit investigates."

EARLIER:

A motorcyclist is reported to have been involved in a serious crash with another vehicle near Te Puke this evening.

A reporter at the scene says the crash is located on Rangiuru Road, about 200m from the main highway.

Police, St John Paramedics and firefighters are at the scene.

We will bring your more information as soon as it's available.



1 Comment

Oh no!!!

Posted on 08-09-2017 21:05 | By vonnie

Sad someone has lost thieir life...condolences to the family...( do hope next of kin have been notified first)

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