A motorcyclist who crashed his bike while fleeing police in Whitby yesterday afternoon remains in Wellington Hospital's intensive care unit this morning.
A police spokesman said the incident involving a 25-year-old motorcyclist took place about 2pm on the corner of James Cook Dr and Shoal Place in Whitby.
The spokesman said the Serious Crash Unit was investigating and the matter would be referred to the Independent Police Conduct Authority.
A Capital & Coast District Health Board spokesman confirmed the man was in a critical condition in the intensive care unit this morning.
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