30 Nov 2015

Motorcyclist dead after crash in north Otago

2:21 pm on 30 November 2015

A motorcyclist is dead after a four-vehicle crash in north Otago.

Police were called to the crash on State Highway 1, north of Herbert, shortly after 5pm today.

They said a car collided with two other cars and a motorcycle as it was trying to overtake other vehicles travelling south.

The motorcyclist died at the scene.

Police said the driver and passenger of the Toyota had been taken to Oamaru and Dunedin hospitals with moderate injuries.

Detours are in place.