14 Mar 2010

Motorcyclist dies in crash near Nelson

6:01 pm on 14 March 2010

A motorcyclist was killed near Nelson on Sunday afternoon.

A riding partner, who was on a separate motorcycle, has been flown to Nelson hospital with a suspected neck injury and concussion.

He was helped by an emergency department doctor who came across the accident.

It happened on Stock Road, near Golden Downs, about 50 kilometres south of Nelson.