Fatal Crash - Matamata
Police can confirm that a pedestrian has died after being
struck by a vehicle on SH24 near the intersection of Taihoa
North Road, Matamata.
Emergency services were called
to a report of a crash involving a person walking on the
road at about 10pm last night.
The road was closed for
a short time while the Serious Crash Unit attended the
An investigation into the cause of the crash is
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