Appeal for crash witnesses
Police are appealing for witnesses to a fatal crash on State Highway 1 south of Tokoroa on Monday evening in which two people died and three were injured.
Police asking that anybody who saw the crash, which occurred shortly after 5pm, contact Taupo¯ Police on 378 6060.
They also thanked members of the public who stopped and helped at the scene in the immediate aftermath.
Some people provided blankets and clothing to victims. If this was you and you would like the items back please contact Taupo¯ Police.
The Serious Crash Unit is investigating the circumstances of the crash.