24 May 2009

Girl dead after car crash

6:21 am on 24 May 2009

A teenage girl is dead after a car crashed and caught fire in Opotiki.

Police say the vehicle, with three people inside, hit a tree on Richard Street, about 10pm on Saturday and caught fire.

Afterwards, a dead girl was found in the back seat. She was aged 16.

A man and woman in the car are in a critical condition in Tauranga hospital.