2 Apr 2018

Children killed in Desert Road crash named

12:49 pm on 2 April 2018

Two children who died after a car and a truck crashed on the Desert Road on Friday have been named as Arteen and Radeen Mosaferi.

Arteen, 4, and Radeen, two months, were both from Hamilton.

Arteen died at the scene of the crash and Radeen at Starship Hospital yesterday.

Another person involved in the crash is in a critical condition in Waikato Hospital.

Police said both children were correctly restrained in their car seats.

So far four people have died on the roads over the long Easter weekend.