Police updates on crimes and investigations for 26 April 2023.
Investigation underway into Mt Albert crash
One person has sustained moderate injuries following a crash on New North Road, Mt Albert involving a Police vehicle.
Just after 11am, a Police unit was making enquiries for a vehicle of interest in the Mt Albert area.
Around this time a member of the public’s vehicle has exited a driveway on New North Road.
The Police vehicle attempted to evade the vehicle however it has collided with the vehicle and a nearby bus stop.
One of the occupants has sustained moderate injuries in the crash and has been transported to Auckland City Hospital.
No Police staff have required hospitalisation.
The Serious Crash Unit is attending the scene and an investigation will now commence into the circumstances of the crash.
Police are speaking with witnesses at the scene. Anyone who witnessed the crash, and has not yet spoken to Police, is asked to contact 105 quoting the reference number P054436004.
Name release, fatal crash, South Taranaki
Police are now in a position to release the name of the person who died in a crash on Mawhitiwhiti Road on Friday 14 April.
She was Ethel Bates, 93, of Normanby.
Enquiries into the circumstances of the crash are ongoing.