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.
- Taranaki Daily News
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