Outcome of Tongariro National Park bus crash investigation
Please attribute to Detective Inspector Ross McKay, Crime
Manager, Central District CIB:
Police has completed
the criminal investigation into the tragic crash near Turoa
on 28 July that claimed the life of 11-year-old Hannah
Francis and injured several others.
As a result of
the investigation, no criminal charges will be laid.
Police will continue to provide support for other
agencies in their ongoing investigations.
further information is available at this time while the
matter is prepared for a coronial hearing.
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