Police in attendance at Onehunga incident
Police and emergency services are in attendance at an
incident on Alfred Street, Onehunga.
Police were notified
shortly before 9.30am that a vehicle had gone into the
estuary off Alfred Street.
A female was located deceased
nearby on Alfred Street.
Initial enquiries indicate she
has likely been run over by her own vehicle and has sadly
died at the scene.
The Serious Crash Unit is in
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