Stu­dents dead in Ohakuri crash named

Taupo & Turangi Weekender - - News -

Po­lice have re­leased the names of the two peo­ple who died fol­low­ing the crash on SH1 at Ohakuri, south of Toko­roa on Mon­day Oc­to­ber 29.

They were 22-year-old Bikramjit Singh and 21-yearold Mukul Jaglan from Auck­land. Both were In­dian na­tion­als study­ing in New Zealand. The third per­son in the ve­hi­cle was taken to Waikato Hos­pi­tal in a crit­i­cal con­di­tion.

The two peo­ple in the sec­ond ve­hi­cle in­volved re­ceived mi­nor in­juries.

Taupo Area Road Polic­ing Group Se­nior Sergeant Fane Troy says the Se­ri­ous Crash Unit in­ves­ti­ga­tion into the cause of the crash is on­go­ing.

“It is too early to say what caused this tragedy but all as­pects will be looked into.” Po­lice re­mind driv­ers to be aware of their sur­round­ings and drive to the con­di­tions.

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