The Northland Age

Crash cause unknown


The cause of a head-on crash last Tuesday which killed a woman and critically injured a passenger in the other vehicle is not yet known. The collision, between a small car and a tradie’s van, occurred about 5.10pm at Waiomio, south of Kawakawa on SH1. Head of Far North road policing, Senior Sergeant Haydn Korach, said inquiries were continuing. The passenger in the van, who had to be cut from the wreckage, remained in a serious condition in Auckland City

Hospital. The van driver sustained moderate injuries. Meanwhile, police have released the name of the woman who died. She was Angela Dadson, 71, of Moerewa.

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