Police investigate fatal crash north of Whangarei
Police investigate fatal crash north of
Police are investigating a fatal crash that
occurred north of Whangarei yesterday afternoon.
died in the crash which occurred about 3.45pm on State
Highway One near Puhipuhi Road, north of Whangarei. Traffic
diversions were put in place while emergency services
attended the crash scene.
Police believe a southbound car
crossed the centre line and hit two northbound cars.
deceased woman, aged 68 years, was the driver of one of the
Three other people were injured. The
68-year-old female passenger in the deceased woman's car and
a 55-year-old woman in the southbound car received moderate
injuries. The 64-year-old male driver of the southbound car
received serious injuries and was flown to Auckland by
Police will release the name of the deceased
woman once next of kin have been
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