Police updates on crimes and investigations for 26 March 2023.
Police can confirm a person has died after being struck by a vehicle on the corner of Great South Road and Newcastle Street, Ngaruawahia early yesterday.
Enquiries into the circumstances of the incident are underway and further information will be released proactively when it is available.
Fatality following crash, Tuakau
Police can confirm that a person has died following a crash involving a single vehicle in Tuakau last night.
Emergency services responded to the crash on Bollard Road, Tuakau at around 7pm.
One person died at the scene and one other person has been seriously injured.
Enquiries into the crash are ongoing.
Fatal crash, Wellington
Two people have died following a crash in Wellington overnight.
The crash occurred at 2.10am, when the car collided with a building on the corner of Jervois Quay and Cable Street.
Two other occupants of the car were transported to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Shortly before the crash the car had been signalled to stop by Police. The driver failed to stop and the car was not pursued.
The Serious Crash Unit has examined the crash scene and enquiries into the circumstances of the crash are under way.
The matter will also be referred to the Independent Police Conduct Authority.