8 Apr 2019

Motorcyclist dead in Akl crash ends horror week on roads

5:47 am on 8 April 2019

A motorcyclist has died after crashing on Portland Road in Remuera.

The crash occurred shortly before 10pm yesterday.

Road closures were in place around the crash site to allow the Serious Crash Unit to examine the scene.

It was a tragic week on the country's roads, with more than a dozen killed in smashes, and police pleading for help to bring the number of deaths down.