Rakaia man killed in motorcycle crash named

Police have released the name of the man who died after a motorcycle crash in Rakaia.

Police said Warren Victor Galbraith (68), of Rakaia, died after the crash which occurred in Dunford St, at 12.55pm on Sunday.

Mr Galbraith was transported by helicopter to Christchurch Hospital, but died as a result of his injuries on Monday evening, police said.

Inquiries into the circumstances of the crash were ongoing.