Police issue wrong statement about Taupo crash

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Police have apologised after incorrectly saying that a person died in a collision between a cyclist and a vehicle in Taupo. 

"This information was not correct and the person remains in a stable condition in hospital," says a police spokesperson. 

The two-vehicle crash happened on Lake Terrace Road on January 22 at 9.43am. 

The spokesperson says police "sincerely apologise" to this person, their family and friends. 

"We acknowledge the incorrect release of this information was distressing for those involved." 

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