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Police warning after another fatal crash

Police warning after another fatal crash


Drive to the conditions and take extreme care at intersections is the message from Waikato Police following another fatal crash at a Tamahere intersection.

Senior Sergeant Gael Mockford said that a collision at the intersection of Cherry Lane and SH1 between two cars has resulted in the death of an 84 year old male.

"That happened about 4.20 pm on 3 April 2014. The deceased was the sole occupant of a vehicle turning onto SH1 from Cherry Lane. A south bound car on SH1 was involved in the collision and the sole occupant of this vehicle received minor injuries."

Ms Mockford said this is the second fatal crash at an intersection in Tamahere within two weeks.

“The crash occurred prior to the recent rain received in the Tamahere area. Police urge all drivers to take extreme care at intersections and to adjust to the recent deteriorating weather conditions."

"As we approach Autumn Police are asking road users to adopt a more cautious approach on Waikato roads. Remember road safety is no accident and too many families have been affected by road trauma already this year."

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