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Motorcyclist killed, three injured, in crash with two cars on SH1 at Ohingaiti

News from NZ Police
One person was killed in a crash on State Highway One in Ohingaiti, in the Rangikiei district, last night.

Emergency services were called to the crash, involving a motorcycle and two vehicles, at around 6.25pm.

The motorcyclist died at the scene. Three people, who were travelling in the cars, received moderate to serious injuries and were taken to hospital in Whanganui and Palmerston North.

SH1 was closed between Otara Road and Mangaweka after the crash – when it re-opened, there were continuing delays.

Inquiries by the Police Serious Crash Unit are ongoing to understand the circumstances surrounding the crash. To assist with the investigation Police ask for any witnesses to contact Whanganui Police on (06) 349 0600.