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Man dies in Rimutaka Hill crash

NZ Newswire logoNZ Newswire 25/12/2016

A man has died following a crash on State Highway 2 in south Wairarapa .

The crash, between a motorcycle and a ute, happened just after 7pm on Christmas Day, near the bottom of the Rimutaka Hill, police say.

The accident takes the holiday road toll to four. A woman died after being hit by a car in Takapuna on Friday night and a woman and a boy died in a bus crash south of Gisborne on Christmas Eve.

Last year, there were 12 deaths on the roads during the holiday period. This year the holiday period runs from 4pm on December 23 to 6am on January 4.

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