At about 01.35am on Sunday the 11th day of
November, 2012 a Subaru sedan motor vehicle was travelling
northbound on Pouto Road, Aoroa, Dargaville. The vehicle
was carrying seven passengers at the time.
lost control on a moderate 'S' bend and landed on its roof
in a deep ditch at the side of the road.
A 22year old
Dargaville male died at the scene. Three male passengers
were airlifted to Northland Base Hospital with serious
injuries. Three further males were transported by Ambulance
to Dargaville with moderate injuries.
At the time the
weather was fine, road was dry and the traffic was light.
Police believe that alcohol and speed were contributing
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