Woman dies in a quad-bike crash near Motueka

- Published: 08 June 2016
Woman dies in a quad-bike crash near Motueka

A lady who passed on in a quad-bicycle crash on a provincial property close Motueka was a "flawless woman". 

Police said the 58-year-old was encouraging out to stock on a homestead in Upper Moutere. 

Crisis administrations were called to the scene simply off Wills Rd around 5.45pm on Tuesday. 

Neighbor Dawn Czys said the lady lived on the property with her accomplice. 

"She was an exquisite woman." 

The lady had moved to the property from the North Island a couple of years prior and worked with her accomplice on their piece, which has sheep, cows and some apple crops. 

It was a twofold catastrophe for lady's accomplice whose spouse had kicked the bucket of malignancy a couple of years back. 

Czys said she was familiar with the lady and her accomplice, yet did not know her well. 

"You generally think: 'I should go have some tea', and obviously it never happens." 

She knew the mishap was not kidding when saw squad cars touching base at the property around 8.00pm. 

"I was giving the mutts a chance to out and I saw police flying past. I thought: 'What the heck?'. They had no sirens yet lights blazing." 

She addressed the lady's accomplice on the telephone prior today and he was "truly disturbed" and "melancholy." 

The homestead is on a little unlocked country street, and the tight-weave group was stunned at the demise. 

"Everybody along here is just crushed." 

St John Ambulance obligation shift director Kris Gagliardi said the lady was "tragically expired at the scene". 

Gagliardi said St John sent two ambulances to the property landed at 6pm, 20 minutes after it was informed. 

Upper Moutere Volunteer Fire Brigade boss flame officer Fred Ewers said a team from Upper Moutere went to the mishap, however couldn't remark further. 

A police scene examination had been finished. 

Work Safe New Zealand had gone to the scene and was making starting investigation into the mishap. 

The lady's points of interest will be discharged after police inform closest relative. 

Combined Farmers representative Katie Milne said she was not able remark on the occasion yet was thinking about the family. 

"It's miserable to see; it's an outright disaster and our musings are with the family as of now."