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Fatal crash at Karikari Peninsula


Northland District Headquarters
88 Cameron Street, Whangärei
Wednesday February 12, 2014

Police are seeking occupants of a van who were in the vicinity of a fatal crash on the Karikari Peninsula yesterday.

About 4.30pm a Nissan station wagon and Harley Davidson motorcycle were involved in a head-on collision on Inland Road, Karikari Peninsula.

A 60-year-old woman, who was a pillion passenger on the motorcycle, died at the scene.
Police have named her as Anne Eileen Tomkinson, an English tourist.

The 54-year-old female passenger in the station wagon is in Kaitaia Hospital in a stable condition and the 47-year-old male rider of the motorcycle is in Whangärei Hospital in a stable condition.

Police would like to hear from the occupants of a van that was travelling towards the peninsula and were in the vicinity of the crash and also anyone who witnessed the crash.

Anyone with information can contact the Kaitaia Police on 09 408 6500 or if they wish to remain anonymous they can contact the Crimestoppers organisation on 0800 555 111.

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