Motorbike rider dies after collision with horse float in Tasmania’s north

Motorcycle crash site, Meander Valley, Easter Saturday, 2018 .A motorcyclist has died after a collision with a vehicle towing a horse float in Tasmania’s north.

Police said the rider was declared dead at the scene, at Meander Valley Road, Hagley, on Saturday morning.

The identity of the motorcyclist has not been released.

The fatality brings the number of motorcyclists killed on Tasmanian roads in 2018 to five.

Eleven motorcyclists died in Tasmania in 2017, while 10 died in 2016.

The ABC understands the rider was a Tasmanian.

The horses in the float escaped injury.

via Motorbike rider dies after collision with horse float in Tasmania’s north – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)