Rakaia accident, motorcyclist dies on Rakaia River bridge motorcycle accident

Motorcyclist killed in motorcycle-car accident on State Highway 1 in Canterbury 

A yet to be identified motorcyclist has died following a collision with a truck on Sunday, October 25, 2021 around 9.45 a.m. on State Highway 1 on the Rakaia River bridge, south of Christchurch in Canterbury.

Following the collision, the motorcyclist sustained serious injuries and was transported to the hospital when the motorcyclist succumbed to injuries around 1.30 p.m.

The crash is still under investigation.