Police updates on crimes and investigations for 18 November 2023.
Man located deceased near Dannevirke
Police were notified around 8:15pm yesterday that a man understood to be working in a forestry block near Dannevirke had not returned home.
Police attended the scene and co-ordinated a search.
The landowner has assisted in the search, and has located the man deceased down a bank.
The man’s body was recovered this morning with the assistance of Fire and Emergency NZ and Land Search and Rescue.
WorkSafe has been advised.
Serious crash, Dargaville
Two people have been critically injured in a crash in Dargaville this afternoon.
Police were advised of the single vehicle crash at 2.50pm.
The car is reported to have crashed into a flood gate culvert area adjacent to Colville Road.
The driver and passenger in the car are both in a critical condition and will be airlifted to hospital.