Source: New Zealand Police –
Headline: Update – Paparoa serious crash
Please attribute to Senior Sergeant Josh Fagan
Northland Police are saddened that another person died on our roads today after the motor vehicle crash on State Highway 12 at Paparoa.
Police are working through the investigation as to how these two vehicles ended up colliding, and also to contact next of kin.
We also wish to acknowledge the heroic actions of those people who were first on the scene attempting to put out the fire that engulfed the vehicle and also to extract the occupants of the vehicle.