One killed in Kaingaroa crash

One person has died after the car they were driving in crashed into a tree near Kaingaroa Village.

Emergency services were called to the crash on Dun Rd, just before nine thirty on Sunday morning.

A police statement says the person who died was the only one in the vehicle

This crash follows another serious crash in Taneatua, where a child was hurt.

That crash happened on Friday afternoon on Reid Road.

The victim had to be transported by helicopter to Whakatane Hospital in a critical condition.

Sam Gardner