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.

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



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