Local Govt | National News Video | Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Search

 


Witnesses sought to fatal crash - South Taranaki

Witnesses sought to fatal crash - South Taranaki


Hawera Police are seeking witnesses to a crash where a female jogger was killed in a collision with a car on Ohangai Road, Hawera, yesterday evening (26 May, 2014).

Both the jogger and the car were travelling up the road when the collision occurred at around 5:30pm.

Initial indications suggest the car was overtaking a 4WD or ute when they have struck the woman. The car driver has stopped and rendered first aid to the woman however she died at the scene.

Police have informed the woman's next of kin and can now release her name.

She was Deanne Cooper, aged 36, of Hawera.

“We are working to determine what factors have led to the crash and it is too early at this stage to comment on any charges.

"Officers are speaking to the car driver and also want to speak to the driver of the 4WD or ute as they are a key witness. We also want to speak to anyone that may have witnessed the crash or has any other information," says Acting Senior Sergeant Robyn Burnett of the Hawera Police.

The Serious Crash Unit is continuing to investigate the crash.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Senior Sergeant Burnett on (06) 215 5276. Alternatively information can be provided anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Ends

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines

22/2: Christchurch Quake Memorial To Be Unveiled

A city, a region, a nation and an international community impacted by the Canterbury Earthquakes will come together tomorrow to mark the sixth anniversary of the deadly quake and dedicate Oi Manawa Canterbury Earthquake National Memorial.

The Canterbury Earthquake National Memorial Dedication and Civic Memorial Service starts at 12 noon tomorrow, February 22, at the Memorial site on the Ōtākaro/Avon River, in the area bordered by the Montreal Street Bridge, Durham Street, and Cambridge and Oxford Terraces. More>>

 

Gordon Campbell: On The Mana-Maori Party Deal

If the self-interest involved wasn’t so blatant, the electorate deal between the Maori Party and Hone Harawira would be kind of poignant. It’s a bit like seeing the remaining members of Guns’n’Roses or the Eagles back on the road touring the nostalgia circuit… playing all the old hits of Maori unity and kaupapa Maori politics. More>>

ALSO:

Private Provision: First Social Bond To Focus On Mental Health

New Zealand’s first social bond will help around 1700 people with mental illness into work, Finance Minister Steven Joyce and Social Investment Minister Amy Adams say. More>>

ALSO:

Megaupload Case: High Court Rules Dotcom, Co-Accused Eligible For Extradion

Internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom and his three co-accused are eligible for extradition to the United States, New Zealand's High Court ruled... Justice Murray Gilbert upheld a decision by the District Court that there were grounds for Dotcom, Mathias Ortmann, Bram van der Kolk and Finn Batato to be extradited. More>>

ALSO:

PREVIOUSLY:

Immigration: Short Reprieve For Nine Indian Students

A temporary hold on deportations of nine Indian students is a step in the right direction but the Government urgently needs to implement safeguards to stop further injustices to more international students, the Green Party says. More>>

EARLIER:

Port Hills Fire: Midday Update, Monday 20 February

• 9 homes destroyed
• 2 homes with partial damage. Damage includes things like cracked windows, heat damage.
• 3 properties with damage to other external structures e.g sheds or outbuildings More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Regional
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news