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Police investigating two serious Bay of Plenty road incidents

Police investigating two serious Bay of Plenty road incidents

Posted April 12, 2021
Emergency Services

A crash involving a car and a pedestrian occurred on Fraser Street Tauranga at about 3.10 pm today.

The pedestrian, a young person, has been taken to hospital with critical injuries.

The road was closed for some time as a Serious Crash Unit investigation was carried out at the scene.

The road has reopened.

Emergency services were alerted to a submerged vehicle in Lake Rotoma at about 9.45am today.

Police confimed a body was found in the car which has been recovered from the same area of the lake where a car left the road claiming two lives less than a year ago.

Enquiries are continuing.