“Kapiti Police are investigating a fatal motorcycle crash which took place in Ruapehu Street, Paraparaumu, this morning. No other motorists were involved and the sole rider of the motorcycle, a 40-year-old Paraparaumu man, was airlifted to Wellington Hospital from Paraparaumu Airport with critical injuries. He died in Wellington Hospital later that afternoon with family at his side. His name has not been released as Police are attempting to contact other Next-of-Kin.
Serious Crash investigators attended the scene and are working to determine the cause of the crash. The motorcycle left the road and appears to have hit a power pole while the dead man was thrown into the front fence of a private house.
Police are seeking any witnesses to the crash and anyone with any information is asked to contact the Kapiti or Porirua Police stations”. Phone 2381400