Man charged with manslaughter after woman dies from injuries in crash

3:12 pm on 17 August 2023
Exterior signage at the Manukau District Court

(File image) Photo: RNZ / Cole Eastham-Farrelly

A man has been charged with manslaughter after a 70-year-old died from injuries of a crash in Auckland.

Police said the crash happened near the intersection of Cascades and Botany roads on 10 September, 2022, about 12.25pm.

Miaoyuan Liang, 70, was taken to Auckland City Hospital but on 15 September 2022 died as a result of her injuries.

Police said an investigation had been ongoing into the circumstances of the incident, and on 17 August, they arrested and charged a 45-year-old man with manslaughter.

He was expected to appear in Manukau District Court on Thursday afternoon.