Motorcyclist dies following fatal crash, Northland

Motorcyclist dies following fatal crash, Northland

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Police report that a motorcyclist died following a fatal crash yesterday evening.

The incident occurred shortly before 8:30 pm on Kaitaia-Awaroa Road. They’d been reported as missing before 7:45 pm.

When responding to the initial report of the motorcyclist being missing a fire appliance being driven to the area collided with a cow on the road, according to a Police spokesperson.


Diversions were in place at Herekino Village and Roma Road while it was closed for the Serious Crash Unit to examine the scene.

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Motorists were asked to avoid the area until the road reopens.



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