Woman dies after car crashes into stream

File photo.

A woman has died after the vehicle she was driving plunged into a stream.

Emergency services were removed a vehicle from a stream following the fatal crash on Tahe Road, Mangakino, in the Otorohanga District.

Police were called to the scene around 4pm.

"The driver - a woman - was found dead in the vehicle, which was upside-down in the shallow stream.

"The passenger - another woman - managed to get out of the car to raise the alarm."

The serious crash unit is investigating.

"Family of the deceased have have been advised."


There are no comments on this article.

Leave a Comment

You must be logged in to make a comment. Login Now
Opinion Poll

Does SH2, between Tauranga and Katikati, need upgrading or do you believe the crashes are a result of driver error?

Yes the road needs upgrading
Not the road is fine, drivers need to pay attention to what they are doing
Both, the road needs upgrading and drivers to pay attention to their driving