A New Plymouth man is dead and another had to be cut out from
a car after losing control while drag racing on a rural
Taranaki road last night.
Hawera Police say speed and alcohol were a factor in the
accident which happened near the intersection of Fairfield
and Beach Roads at 7.20pm.
Both cars were travelling in the same direction down a long
straight road, said Hawera Sergeant Lincoln McCrea.
The serious crash unit were today investigating the cause of
- Lynely Bilby,