SH5 Wairakei, Taupo - Fatal Crash
Location: SH5 Wairakei, Taupo
District: Bay Of Plenty
Short description: Fatal crash
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.
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.
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
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