Man charged with manslaughter after BOP crash
Bay of Plenty Police are appealing for witnesses to a serious crash in the Rotorua area on Thursday, January 23.
The crash, involving a car and a pedestrian, occurred at around 1.40pm at the roundabout intersection between Ranolf Street and Malfroy Road.
"A 71-year-old woman was taken to Waikato Hospital with critical injuries," says a police spokesperson.;
"This person later died on January 29."
Police have charged a 43-year-old man with manslaughter and other driving-related offences.
"Police would like to hear from anyone who may have witnessed the crash.
"Police are particularly interested in any sightings of a black BMW X5 that was in the area around this time."
If you have any information that can assist with the investigation, please call 105 quoting file number 200123/5299.
Information can also be passed on anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.