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Ormiston Road car crash involving Police vehicle

Published: Wed 22 Aug 2012 11:05 AM
Ormiston Road car crash involving Police vehicle
Counties Manukau Police can confirm that today at 08.39 a Police car and a vehicle being driven by a member of the public were involved in a crash.
It is understood that the Police vehicle was travelling along Ormiston Road approaching the intersection of Preston Road and East Tamaki Road.
The Police Officer, who was en route to a priority one job, collided with the other vehicle. The vehicle was being driven by a male, age unknown, and was carrying one passenger, a female in her 40s.
Both members of the public were seriously injured and when travelling by Ambulance to Middlemore Hospital the female passed away.
The male is currently in a serious but stable condition.
The Police Officer involved in the crash has minor injuries.
Serious Crash Unit is investigating the incident and the Independent Police Conduct Authority has been advised.
ENDS

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