Porirua mo­tor­cy­clist killed

Kapi-Mana News - - NEWS -

A mo­tor­cy­clist who died in hos­pi­tal af­ter a crash south of Nel­son has been named as Robert Scott Healey, 45, of Porirua.

Mr Healey was in­volved in a col­li­sion with a light van in Kerr Hill Rd in Golden Downs at about 12.30pm on Satur­day.

The Nel­son Marl­bor­ough res­cue he­li­copter flew him to Nel­son Hos- pital, but po­lice said he died at about 8pm on Satur­day evening.

Po­lice be­lieved Mr Healey was rid­ing with a group of peo­ple. The col­li­sion hap­pened on a bend, with the van trav­el­ling in the op­po­site di­rec­tion.

The he­li­copter re­turned to fly the van driver to hos­pi­tal, where he was in a sta­ble con­di­tion.

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