One child has died following BOP crash

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Police have confirmed this morning that a child has died following a crash on State Highway 38, Rerewhakaaitu last night.

Emergency services were called to a report of a vehicle that rolled on SH38 between Brett Rd and Rerewhakaaitu Rd at around 10pm.

"Sadly, a child died at the scene," says a Police spokesperson.

"Four other people had a range of injuries and were taken to hospital."

The Serious Crash Unit attended and examined the scene.

An investigation into the cause of the crash is ongoing.

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Posted on 27-02-2021 20:24 | By groutby

...confirm to us that this child had at least been wearing an approved seat restraint......