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Motorcyclist dies in Motueka accident

October 9th, 2017

A motorcyclist died and the driver of another car has head injuries following a crash in Motueka today.

An ambulance took a man to Nelson Hospital after a car and motorcycle collided at the intersection Thorp St and Glenaven Drive, as reported on the Stuff website.

The identity of the dead person is not yet known. The driver of the car was being assessed in hospital, and it's believed the injuries are not serious.

Police, firefighters and a St John Ambulance responded to the crash, which happened about 5.50am.

Fire and Emergency NZ communications shift supervisor Andrew Norris said two Motueka crews attended the incident, where they assisted with traffic and first aid.

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