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Wednesday, 19 February 2020 - 2:11pm |
Bay of Plenty

Police appealing for witnesses to serious crash, Rotorua

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Rotorua Police are appealing for witnesses to a serious crash in the Rotorua area on Thursday 23 January. 

The crash, involving a car and a pedestrian, occurred at around 1.40pm at the roundabout intersection between Ranolf Street and Malfroy Road. 

A 71-year-old woman was taken to Waikato Hospital with critical injuries. This person later died on 29 January.

Police have charged a 43-year-old man with manslaughter and other driving-related offences. 

Police would like to hear from anyone who may have witnessed the crash. 

Police are particularly interested in any sightings of a black BMW X5 that was in the area around this time. 

If you have any information that can assist with the investigation, please call 105 quoting file number 200123/5299.

Information can also be passed on anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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Issued by the Police Media Centre