Rider taken to hospital

22:36, Feb 19 2013

A 69-year-old motorcyclist was taken to Taranaki Base Hospital by the Taranaki rescue helicopter about 3pm yesterday after coming off his motorbike on a corner of Tarata Rd.

Police said it was possible the man suffered a heart attack.

They also said the tar on the road had become wet from the heat.

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