20 Jul 2016

Second woman killed on Desert Road named

6:24 pm on 20 July 2016

Police have named the third person killed in a crash on the Desert Road on Monday morning.

Desert Road, North Island

Photo: Dan Down Under / Flickr / CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

She was Arshpreet Kaur Sidhu, a 23-year-old woman in New Zealand on a working visa, who was travelling in the back seat of the car.

Police earlier revealed that a 20-year-old Samoan woman and a 21-year-old Indian national had also died.

The driver, also a 21-year-old Indian national, remains in Waikato Hospital in a critical condition.