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Appeal for information following fatal Matamata crash

Appeal for information following fatal Matamata crash

Posted September 15, 2021
Emergency Services

Media Release: NZ Police

Appeal for information following fatal Matamata crash

Police investigating a fatal crash in Matamata last Friday are appealing for information from the public.

Emergency services were notified at 9:35 pm on Friday of a pedestrian struck by a car on Waharoa Road East.

The pedestrian was critically injured and sadly died at the scene.

Police would like to hear from anyone who may have seen a pedestrian walking on Waharoa Road East between 8:30 pm and 9:30 pm on Friday.

Additionally we would like to hear from the occupants of a dark coloured vehicle that was seen pulling over and parking on the side of Waharoa Road East near the Pollen Road intersection around 9:30 pm.

This vehicle then headed south towards Matamata.

We would also like to hear from anyone who may have dash cam footage in the area between those times.

If you have any information please contact Police on 105 quoting file number 210911/6369.

Alternatively you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.