25 Feb 2016

Three dead after milk tanker and car crash

10:05 pm on 25 February 2016

Three people are dead after a milk tanker and a car collided in the main street of the South Taranaki town of Patea.

Police and emergency services were called to the crash in Egmont Street, just after 4pm.

Reports say the car was backing out of a driveway when it was hit by the tanker which then struck a power pole.

Both vehicles caught fire.

All the victims were in the car.