Fatal crash victim identified

02:25, Jan 04 2014

A woman has died following a car crash in West Auckland this morning.

Police say the 38-year-old was taken to hospital after the car she was driving collided with a tree in Astley Avenue New Lynn shortly after 8am today.

The woman was identified as Georgina Rawinia Rikiti. She was in a critical condition when she arrived at hospital but died shortly afterwards.

The police serious crash unit is investigating the cause of the accident and say their investigation will take several weeks to complete.