Motorcyclist dies near Morrinsville

  • 24/10/2015
Motorcyclist dies near Morrinsville

A motorcyclist has died near Morrinsville in the first death on the roads on Labour Weekend.

A 21-year-old man from Puketutu died after the crash on Morrinsville-Walton Rd near Hutchinson Rd around 5:50am.

No other vehicles or people were involved.

The official holiday road period runs from 4pm on Friday to 6am on Tuesday.

Last year, the Labour Weekend road toll was three, from 78 reported injury crashes.

Police are appealing for anyone who has information on today's crash to contact the Matamata police.

NZN / 3 News