District: Bay Of Plenty
Short description: Road Crash
Press Release re motorcycle crash, Wairakei today
about 3.25pm, a group of 7 motorcyclists were traveling
south on State Highway 5 at Wairakei, near Taupo.
the motorcyclists crashed into two others.
Two of the
motorcyclists received serious injuries and were airlifted
to Waikato Hospital.
The rest were uninjured. State
Highway 5 was closed for approximately 2 hours.
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