Fatal Dunedin motorcycle crash death of Norman Williams – Obituary
Norman Williams, a 24-year-old resident of Riversdale in Southland, who tragically lost his life in a motorcycle accident on Dunedin’s northern motorway last week, has been formally identified by law enforcement authorities.
Mr. Williams was a probationary member of the Bandidos Motorcycle Club, as per reports from Stuff.
Global chapters of the Bandidos expressed their condolences and sorrow for his passing on the gang’s official website. Messages from around the world paid tribute to Mr. Williams, with the Kyiv, Ukraine chapter stating, “We are heartbroken over the loss of our Brother, Bandido Probationary Harvey (Norman Williams).
Our thoughts, prayers, and deepest condolences are with our Brothers in Invercargill Chapter, New Zealand. His memory will forever be etched in our hearts.”
Condolences and messages of support were also shared by Bandidos chapters in Australia, Finland, the Netherlands, and Norway.
The tragic incident occurred shortly after 10 am in the Mt Cargill area last Friday.
Senior Sergeant Anthony Bond, stationed in Dunedin, provided details about the accident, indicating that Mr. Williams was riding with a group of fellow motorcyclists when he lost control of his motorcycle. This loss of control led to a collision with another vehicle and caused him to cross the centerline. Subsequently, Mr. Williams was struck by another vehicle.
Police have stated that investigations into the circumstances surrounding the crash remain ongoing.