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Mana Whanonga Pirihimana Motuhake

Triple fatality in Nelson involving a fleeing driver

12 March 2019


The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that Police officers were justified in pursuing a vehicle believed to contain a wanted offender on 11 March 2018. The pursuit ended when the fleeing driver overtook a truck, colliding with an oncoming vehicle. The occupants of both vehicles were killed on impact.

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