A serious crash investigation is under way following a fatal crash on Arnold Valley Road, Moana, on Sunday afternoon.
A motorcycle travelling north on Arnold Valley Road and a car travelling south collided about 3.20pm. The woman motorcycle rider died at the scene. The driver of the car was not seriously injured
The deceased was riding with a group of eight motorcycles Another rider from that group lost control of their bike and also crashed when they hit debris from the first crash. That rider, also a woman, was flown to Greymouth Hospital with a broken leg.
Both riders involved were from Christchurch. The road was closed for seven hours following the crashes.
The name of the deceased will be released once next of kin have been notified.