MIL-OSI New Zealand: Fatal crash, Waikeria

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Source: New Zealand Police (District News)

Two people have died in a two-vehicle crash at Waikeria, northeast of Ōtorohanga, this morning.

Emergency services were called to the intersection of Wharepuhunga Road and Lawry Road just after 4:45am.

The driver and a passenger in one of the vehicles died at the scene. A third person in that vehicle was taken to Waikato Hospital in a serious condition.

The driver of the second vehicle received minor to moderate injuries.

The circumstances of the crash remains under investigation.

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Issued by the Police Media Centre

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