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Fatal crash near Whakatane

NZ Newswire logoNZ Newswire 16/05/2017

A motorcyclist died after colliding with a ute near Lake Matahina in the Bay of Plenty on Tuesday.

The accident happened at 4pm on Galatea Road, near Lake Matahina, which is about 32km from Whakatane.

The road was closed until 7.30pm.

The Serious Crash Unit are investigating the accident and police have asked for witnesses.

Police are notifying next of kin on Wednesday.

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