Woman killed in Matamata crash

Posted at 7:19am Monday 08 Jan, 2018

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Emergency services at the scene of the crash. Supplied photo.

One person is dead and three others have been injured following a single vehicle crash near Matamata.

Emergency services were called to the crash on State Highway 27 around 2pm.

Two children who were travelling in the car are critically injured, reports 

A man in the car is in a serious condition. 

The crash took place on SH27 near Pohlen Rd, between Matamata and Waharoa.

The car had left the road and crashed into a fence. 

"Police do not know yet how the crash happened but are working at the scene to establish the cause," says a post on the Waikato Police Facebook page.

"There has been a high number of deaths and serious injuries on our roads in 2017 and even this year, leaving a devastating impact on a number of families and communities." 

The Serious Crash Unit is investigating. 


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