Charges laid over triple road fatality

12:26 pm on 13 March 2019

A 46-year-old man has been charged in relation to a fatal crash in which three men died near Whakatane.

A road closed sign at the top of Tuki Tuki Road, Hawkes Bay.

Photo: RNZ / Claire Eastham-Farrelly

The crash involved four separate vehicles on State Highway 2 at Pikowai on 26 February.

The three people who died were employed by Fletcher Building.

The man will appear at Whakatane District Court on 26 March.