2 dead in quad bike accidents

Quad bike
The serious crash unit is investigating the crash. Photo credit: Getty

Two people have died in separate accidents after falling off quad bikes on Saturday.

Police were called to a rural property in Eketahuna, Manawatu, at around 10:10am after a person came off their quad bike.

In a second incident, a person in their late 60s died after coming off their quad bike in Okiwi Bay, Nelson, at around 11:45am.

The serious crash unit has been called to investigate both scenes, and both cases will be referred to the coroner.