A motorcycle rider has died in a crash with a truck in
The 45-year-old biker sustained fatal injuries in the
collision, which occurred at the intersection of Wardville Rd
and Tower Rd, near Waharoa, police said.
The man was in a group of three men, who were all riding
motorcycles at the time.
The driver of the truck was "naturally very upset", but was
helping police with their investigations, senior sergeant
Pete van de Wetering of the Hamilton district command centre
It was too early to say what had caused the crash, or to
comment on the events leading up to it, he said.
Road blocks have been put in place around the intersection,
including Wardville Rd, Tower Rd, Armadale Rd and Manawaru
Motorists are being urged to be alert and to drive carefully.