Two dead in fatal Waikeria crash near Otorohanga

Two dead in fatal Waikeria crash near Otorohanga

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On Thursday morning, police say two people have died in a crash involving two vehicles at Waikeria, northeast of Ōtorohanga.

Emergency services were called to the incident at around 4.45am at the intersection of Wharepuhunga Road and Lawry Road.

A driver and a passenger in one of the vehicles involved died. A third person was taken to Waikato Hospital in a serious condition.

The driver sustained minor to moderate injuries.

An investigation has been launched to determine the circumstances of the crash.

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