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SH5 Wairakei, Taupo - Fatal Crash

Location: SH5 Wairakei, Taupo
District: Bay Of Plenty

Fatal crash

Short description: Fatal crash

Full description:
Emergency services are in attendance at a fatal vehicle crash.

At about 11.44pm on Sunday 13 January Police were advised of a collision between a milk-tanker and car, 5 kilometres north of the Wairakei roundabout on SH5, Taupo.

The single female occupant of the car has died as a result of injuries sustained.

A diversion is in place at the Wairakei turnoff, northbound.

The road will remain closed - and detours in place - until a scene examination has been completed.

The incident is being investigated by the Police Commercial Vehicle Investigation Unit.

No further details regarding the deceased are available until next of kin have been notified.


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