15 Jun 2014

Baby dies following crash near Opotiki

2:32 pm on 15 June 2014

A baby is dead after a four-wheel-drive ran off the road near Opotiki on Sunday.

Police say the vehicle ended upside down in a drain about about 6am.

The other occupants were not injured.

Police say they believe all the occupants were wearing seatbelts and they have ruled out alcohol as a factor in the crash.

The Serious Crash Unit is investigating.