Fatal crash in Opunake

Fatal crash in Opunake

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Police and emergency services are currently in attendance at a fatal single vehicle crash on Wiremu Road in Opunake.

Just before 6.50am this morning, police received a report that a vehicle had been found in a stream just off Wiremu Road. It appears the vehicle has left the road and crashed in the stream.

Ambulance staff were the first to arrive at the scene and a male has been found deceased inside the vehicle.

Serious crash investigation staff are currently on their way to the scene.

A name release will be made once formal identification has been complete and the man’s family has been advised.

ENDS

Released by PNHQ Public Affairs