Update: Serious Crash in Palmerston North
"Update: Serious Crash in Palmerston North "
two-year-old child has died following a serious crash along
Pioneer Highway in Palmerston North last night.
were called to the crash involving a motorbike and five
pedestrians at 7.02pm.
Two other people are being
treated in Palmerston North Hospital.
investigation into the collision is
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