UPDATE: Serious crash - Pongakawa, Bay of Plenty
Police can confirm two people have died following the
serious crash between a car and a train in Pongakawa around
Three other people have been seriously
injured and taken to hospital.
The crash occured on
Pongakawa School Road.
No children were involved in the
The Serious Crash Unit will examine the scene
and an investigation into the circumstances of the crash is
Diversions are in place at Pongakawa Station
Road through to Old Coach Road and motorists are asked to
avoid the area.
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