22 Dec 2013

Fatal car accident near Whakatane

9:05 am on 22 December 2013

Police closed a road south of Whakatane following a fatal car accident there on Saturday.

They say a car rolled over on Troutbeck Road, Galatea, at 6pm.

The seriously injured driver died while being taken to hospital in a rescue helicopter.

The road was reopened on Saturday evening.