A motorcyclist is dead after crashing near Tauranga this
Police said the accident occurred on the Tauranga-bound
bypass on State Highway 2 about 1pm.
It appeared the rider on a Honda motorbike had failed to
negotiate a moderate bend in the road, striking the kerb and
crashing into a bank.
No other vehicles were involved.
The section of road was currently closed traffic with
diversions in place.