Motorcyclist killed in Hawke's Bay crash

  • 25/01/2018
Motorcyclist killed in Hawke's Bay crash
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A person has been killed and another hospitalised in a crash between a motorbike and a truck in rural Hawke's Bay.

Emergency services were called to the collision at Bridge Pa, 10km inland from Hastings, about 8.30am on Thursday.

The motorcyclist was declared dead at the scene while a second person - a pillion passenger - was taken to Hawke's Bay Hospital and is now stable, police said.

Diversions were in place and the Serious Crash Unit and Commercial Vehicle Safety Team have been called to investigate.