Name release fatal crash SH1, south of Tokoroa

Name release fatal crash SH1, south of Tokoroa

Bay of Plenty

Police can now release the names of the two people who died following the crash on SH1 at Ohakuri, south of Tokoroa on Monday (29 November).

They were 22-year-old Bikramjit Singh and 21-year-old Mukul Jaglan from Auckland.

Both were Indian nationals studying in New Zealand.

Our thoughts are with their family and friends.

The third person in the vehicle remains in a critical condition in Waikato Hospital.

The two people in the second vehicle involved received minor injuries.

Taupo Area Road Policing Group Senior Sergeant Fane Troy says the Serious Crash Unit investigation into the cause of the crash is ongoing.

“It is too early to say what caused this tragedy but all aspects will be look into, Police would like to remind all drivers to be aware of their surroundings and drive to the conditions, he says.

ENDS

Issued by the Police Media Centre