Biker had no helmet

KAROLINE TUCKEY
Last updated 16:53 17/07/2014
bikeSTD
A motorcyclist was lucky to survive a crash near the Mangahao settlement on Wednesday.

Relevant offers

Horowhenua Mail

Fleur Beale returns to cult world of Esther and Rebecca Artists complain about Kapiti Arts Trail rules Levin graduate Joyce Onland a world first in chiropractic radiology Car slams into digger working on safety upgrade for State Highway 1 Waikanae wins New Zealand's most beautiful large town award Hazmat team investigates white powder at Work and Income offices in Levin Bus crashes on SH1 in Otaki, no injuries Eerie Aurora Australis light show captured at Himatangi Beach Man sought in relation to burglaries investigation Waikanae power surge victims wait as liability discussed

A motorcyclist wearing no helmet is lucky to have survived a head-on crash with a car near Mangahao settlement, east of Shannon.

Shannon constable Charlie Rudd said about 9.30am yesterday the motorcyclist was heading west down Mangahao Rd, when it collided with the small car, which was carrying two people.

Rudd said St John ambulance treated the man at the scene for a suspected broken leg and chest impact injuries.

The people travelling in the car were uninjured and shaken, but assisted the man and called for help.

The motorcyclist was a 45-year-old Mangahao man, who will face charges of careless driving, driving while disqualified and wearing no helmet.

Ad Feedback

- Horowhenua Mail

Special offers

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content