Police appeal for witnesses to Rotorua crash

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Police are asking for anyone who witnessed a serious crash in Rotorua earlier this month to come forward with information. 

The crash in question occurred on Sunday, July 11. 

Emergency services were alerted of the two-vehicle crash at around 8.15pm. 

The crash happened at the intersection of Sunset Road and Wrigley Road in the Mangakakahi area of Rotorua. 

Two people were taken to hospital following the crash, one with critical injuries and another in a moderate condition. 

“Police arrived at the scene to find one vehicle overturned in a stream,” says a police statement.

“Police believe there are people who witnessed the crash who are yet to come forward and speak to us.

“We believe there are people who either travelled through or assisted at the crash scene who may have information that could assist our investigation into the cause of the crash.”

Anyone who witnessed the crash or who was travelling along that stretch of Sunset Road prior to and around this time is asked to contact Police.

“We would also like to hear from anyone who may have any dash-cam footage,” concludes the police statement. 

Anyone who has information that could assist can call Police on 105 quoting file number 210712/0122.

Information can also be passed on anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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