Motorcyclist killed in Nth Island crash

A motorcyclist died following a collision with a car on the Rimutaka Hill Rd near Featherston last night.

The crash occurred around 7.30pm.

Paramedics and Featherston fire crew performed CPR on the man for 40 minutes, joined by crew from Life Flight Trust's Westpac rescue helicopter.

However, the man died at the scene.

The male driver of the vehicle was unhurt but in shock.

The crash closed the Rimutaka Road for over two hours.

A police crash investigation unit was investigating.

 

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