Fatality in head-on crash
A driver was killed in a head-on crash early yesterday morning on a Taranaki highway. The collision, on State Highway 3 under the railway overbridge near the intersection with Rugby Rd, Tariki, south of Inglewood, was reported about 6.30am. One of the drivers died at the scene while the other, a 42-year-old male, was taken to Taranaki Base Hospital in a stable condition. Senior Constable Doug Peach described the conditions at the time of the crash as ‘‘treacherous’’.