23 Oct 2015

One dead, one injured in farm bike accident

8:36 pm on 23 October 2015

One man has died and another has been injured after falling from a farm bike at Rere near Gisborne.

The police said the pair were thrown from a quad bike when it went off a farm track and rolled 15 to 20 metres down a bank.

A 25-year-old man died at the scene and a 17-year-old man was flown to Gisborne Hospital with leg and shoulder injuries.