New Plymouth motorcycle crash victim named

  • 07/02/2016

A 51-year-old motorcyclist who died in hospital after crashing in New Plymouth on Friday has been named.

He was Cornelius Van Der Watt of New Plymouth.

He lost control on Centennial Dr about 9pm on Friday.

The death is part of five on North Island roads during the long Waitangi Day weekend.

Another motorcyclist was killed after colliding with a car in Eskdale, Napier today.

The motorcyclist was in a convoy and other riders have probably witnessed the accident, police say.