A 16-year-old mpoed rider died last night after colliding
with a car in Palmerston North.
Police central communications shift Inspector Chris Tate said
the crash occurred at the intersection of Rangitikei and
Featherston Sts just after 10pm.
The police serious crash unit were investigating and the road
has since been cleared.
The teenager was initially reported to have been riding a
motorcycle, but police later clarified he was riding a moped.
No further details could be released until the investigation
had been completed and the young man's family notified.