Driver dies in ditch crash

ACCIDENT SCENE: Police attended the crash on No 1 Line near Palmerston North.
ACCIDENT SCENE: Police attended the crash on No 1 Line near Palmerston North.

A male has been killed in a crash near Tiakitahuna, south of Palmerston North.

Police central communications Inspector Chris Tate said the crash, on No 1 Line, occurred about 5.30pm.

One vehicle crashed into a ditch as it travelled south, killing the sole occupant of the vehicle.

Cordons are in place at Tiakitahuna Rd and Karere Rd.

The crash site is near the end of No 1 Line where it becomes Tiakitahuna Rd.


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