In a tragic turn of events, a male quad bike rider lost his life in a fatal accident in Timaru last night. The incident occurred around 11:40 pm near the intersection of Prattley Rd and Macaulay Rd in Milford, when the quad bike the man was riding inexplicably veered off the road. Emergency services were swiftly on the scene, but despite their best efforts, the man was pronounced dead at the location.
The Serious Crash Unit has conducted a thorough scene examination in order to uncover the cause of this unfortunate incident. As of now, the cause of the crash remains under investigation. The identity of the deceased has not been released pending notification of next of kin.
Crime Wave Continues
In a separate and unrelated incident, reports have surfaced of a stabbing incident in the Matamata area shortly after midnight. Details of the incident are sparse, but it is known that two people were involved. This adds to the growing list of crimes reported in the area, a trend that is raising concern among local residents and law enforcement alike.