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Pillion passenger injured by falling rock – Marlborough

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Source: New Zealand Police

Source: New Zealand Police

A pillion passenger on a motorcycle has escaped serious injury after being hit by a rock on State Highway 1 near Weld Pass in Marlborough today.
 
Emergency services were notified of the incident just after midday.
 
Enquiries into the circumstances are ongoing but at this stage it appears that the rock had fallen from a hill above the road. 
 
The pillion passenger is reported to have suffered a broken leg.
 
The rider of the motorcycle was uninjured.
 
ENDS
 
Issued by Police Media Centre. 

MIL OSI

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