Update 2: Taupo crash - four dead
"Update 2: Taupo crash - four dead"
Police are now able to
confirm, that four people are dead following a collision in
Taupo earlier today at the intersection of SH1 and Tutukau
Four people are dead, and eight people are
Of the eight that are injured, two are in a
critical condition and the others are in a serious condition
or have moderate injuries.
The injured have been taken to
either Waikato or Rotorua hospitals and police continue to
investigate at the scene.
The road will be closed for a
More information will be shared when it
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