A motorcyclist killed after a head-on crash with a car near Nelson today may be from Christchurch.
Police said the collision happened on State Highway 6 just south of Quinney's Bush at Motupiko - on the main highway between Murchison and Nelson.
A car travelling south and motorcyclist travelling towards Nelson collided about 11.15am, killing the motorcyclist and injuring the car's driver and a passenger.
The injured pair were taken to Nelson Hospital with minor injuries.
A police spokeswoman said serious-crash investigators were still at the scene.
The dead motorcyclist had not been formally identified, but it was possible the person was from Christchurch.
A road cordon had been lifted.
- © Fairfax NZ News
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