Nelson motorcycle crash victim dies after crash on Saturday

The crash happened on St Vincent St in Nelson about 5.45pm on Saturday evening.

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The crash happened on St Vincent St in Nelson about 5.45pm on Saturday evening.

A motorcyclist who had beencritically injured in a crash on Saturdayevening in Nelson has died.

A police spokeswoman saidpolice and ambulance were notified of the crash on St Vincent St at 5.45pm, on Saturday.

She said a motorbike and car had been involved in the crash, which happened on St Vincent St between Beccles Ln and Northesk St.

The motorcyclist was taken to Nelson Hospital with critical injuries, with diversions put in place at the scene until about 9.30pm

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At about 8am on Sunday morning police said the motorcyclist had died from their injuries overnight.

The Serious Crash Unit will examine the scene this morning.

Saturday’s crash marks the fourth fatal crash on Nelson/Marlborough roads within the past month.