Fatal Crash: Wanganui
Thursday, 10 July 2014 -
Police are investigating a single vehicle fatal
crash on Hood St, Castlecliff, Wanganui, which occurred at
12.35 p.m., involving a quad bike.
The 38 year old male
rider was taken to Wanganui hospital for surgery, and
subsequently died as a result of his injuries. Police are
seeking any witnesses to call the Wanganui Police Station,
number 063490600, attention Constable John Redley.
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