17 Nov 2012

Driver dies after crash near Hawera

12:51 pm on 17 November 2012

A 26-year-old man has died following a two-car crash in Taranaki.

Police say the cars collided between on Fairfield Road, just outside the township of Hawera, between 7pm and 7.15pm on Friday.

The driver of one car, a man from New Plymouth, was killed.

Police say the 22-year-old driver of the other car is in a stable condition in Hawera Hospital.

The scene is being examined on Saturday.