Fatal crash at Sanson
At around 8am this morning
Manawatu Police attended a single vehicle crash on Hurst
Initial indications suggest the vehicle has
left the road and landed upside down in a ditch. The single
male occupant of the car was pronounced dead at the
The Fire Service and Ambulance also attended.
Serious Crash Unit has launched an investigation into the
crash and is currently conducting an examination of the
Part of the road has been cordoned off and there is
minor impact on passing traffic, however Police urge
motorists to exercise caution if using the road.
further information is available at this
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