11 Jun 2017

Man dead after crash overnight

11:34 am on 11 June 2017

A man has died after his car crashed into a roadside embankment near Taupō last night.

A police car parked on the street.

Photo: RNZ / Claire Eastham-Farrelly

Police said they were called to the crash on Broadlands Road, just before 11.30pm.

The driver was the only person in the car and died at the scene.

The police serious crash unit is investigating.