Car crashes into power pole on Tasman Rd killing driver, Ōtaki

Car crashes into power pole on Tasman Rd killing driver, Ōtaki

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Emergency services responded to reports of a crash that happened in Ōtaki.

The incident occurred just after 9:30pm eastbound on Tasman Rd, near Main Street last night.

Reports indicated that the vehicle crashed into a power pole.

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Source: CC/ Sam Hudson

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A Westpac Helicopter landed at Ōtaki Domain shortly after the crash occurred. The Helicopter left the scene at around 11:35 pm.

Sadly, the person involved died as a result of injuries after being taken to Hospital.

“The sole occupant of the vehicle was transported to hospital in a critical condition but later died from their injuries,” a Police spokesperson said to thisquality.

Source: CC/ Sam Hudson

The Serious Crash Unit was advised of the crash.

An investigation is underway into the circumstances of how the crash occurred.

Image: CC/ Sam Hudson [Wgtn]

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