At about 8.35 pm on Tuesday 11th October 2016, a 21 year old male crashed his motorcycle on Wigley Road, near Pleasant Point, northwest of Timaru.
Matthew Robert Malthus, of Pleasant Point, failed to take a left hand bend in the road and crashed his motorcycle into a fence. He died at the scene.
Police extend their sympathies to Mr Malthus' family at this time.
Issued by the Police Media Centre