13 Aug 2016

One dead after suburban crash in Hamilton

6:54 am on 13 August 2016

A person has died after a car crashed into a pole south of Hamilton overnight.

Emergency services were called about 3am to the crash on State Highway 39 near the suburb of Templeview.

Police placed cordons near Koromatua Road, north of the crash site, and Tuhikaramea Road.

They asked drivers to avoid the area if possible.