Coromandel crash victim named
The man killed in a crash near Colville, Thames-Coromandel District has been named.
Police have released the name of the man who died in a crash on Monday 31 December.
He was Mickey Tarahuirangi Albert, aged 41, of Auckland.
The crash occurred on Port Jackson Road when the car Mickey was driving went down a cliff and into the rocks below.
Another person received critical injuries during the incident while two other passengers were seriously injured.
"Police extend their sympathies to his whanau and loved ones, as well as the injured children who were with him in the vehicle, who remain in Starship hospital," says police in a statement.
"The investigation into the circumstances of the crash is ongoing and Police urge everyone to drive safely this summer."