25 Jan 2013

Motorcyclist killed in West Coast crash

3:25 pm on 25 January 2013

A motorcyclist has died following a crash on the West Coast.

A police spokesperson said the accident happened at 12.45pm on Friday on State Highway 7 between Reefton and Blacks Point on a sweeping bend.

The male rider of the motorcycle was killed in the crash, while the sole occupant of the car, a resident from Reefton, was unharmed.

Serious crash investigators are working to determine the cause of the crash and police are trying to contact next-of-kin.