Motorbike Rider dies following fatal crash in Ōpōtiki

Motorbike Rider dies following fatal crash in Ōpōtiki

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Emergency services rushed to the scene of a fatal crash that involved a motorbike and car in Ōpōtiki yesterday evening.

The crash was reported at around 5.50pm, occurring at the intersection of Bridge Street and Goring Street.

Due to the nature of the crash, the rider sustained critical injuries. Medical attention was given to the person, but they’d sadly died at the scene.


The Serious Crash Unit was notified, and an investigation into the circumstances of the crash is underway and to find out further details.

Traffic was directed near the intersection as it was closed for some time while a scene examination took place.

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