16 Sep 2010

Motorcyclist charged with manslaughter

12:18 pm on 16 September 2010

A motorcycle rider has been arrested and charged with manslaughter, following a fatal crash near Gisborne in mid-May.

A pillion pasenger died when the bike he was on collided with a car at the Bushmere Road corner with State Highway Two at Makaraka, south of the city.

The accused man was released on bail to appear in court again next week.