16 Feb 2014

Motorbike crash victim named

6:58 pm on 16 February 2014

Police have named a man who was killed in a motorcycle crash near Tauranga on Saturday.

He was Christopher Neil Solomann, aged 61, of Gisborne.

Police say it appears he failed to negotiate a moderate bend on State Highway Two, struck the kerb and crashed into a bank.

No other vehicles were involved.

Anyone who saw the crash is asked to contact the Tauranga police.