23 Nov 2013

Motorcyclist dies after Golden Downs crash

10:11 pm on 23 November 2013

A Nelson man died following a motorcycle crash on Saturday afternoon.

The 47 year-old's motorbike was involved in a collision with an oncoming van, at Golden Downs, south of Nelson, at 12.30pm.

The police say the motorcyclist was riding with a group of people.

He died in Nelson Hospital at 8pm as a result of his injuries.

The driver of the van was also hurt and is in a stable condition.

Both men were flown by helicopter to Nelson Hospital.