Update on serious crash north of Tokoroa

Update on serious crash north of Tokoroa

Bay of Plenty

Please attribute to Senior Sergeant Fane Troy, Road Policing Manager Taupo Area

Taupo Serious Crash Unit is continuing to investigate a serious crash north of Tokoroa on Friday 21 April 2017.

Police have established that the two motorcycles involved in the crash were travelling in opposite directions.

Both motorcycles collided head on in the southbound passing lane. 

As a result of the impact, one rider was thrown into the path of the tanker he was overtaking.

The tanker was not involved in the collision.

The two riders were not known to each other.

Police continue to investigate and support the families of the deceased.

ENDS

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