Police charge driver over fatal Kumeu van crash
"Police News Alert Issued *** 3.15pm, January 31st
Police investigating a van crash
that killed two young people in Kumeu last August have
charged the driver of the vehicle.
Twenty-year old Ashley
Walsh and 19 year-old Tye Gibbs died after the van they were
travelling in with the driver crashed on Old North
The Waitemata Serious Crash Unit has completed its
investigation and a 22 year-old man has been charged with
two counts of driving with excess blood alcohol causing
The accused will appear in the Waitakere District
Court on Tuesday 25 February.
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