Waikato police appeal for witnesses after car bursts into flames near Otorohanga

The two vehicles engulfed in flames
The two vehicles engulfed in flames Photo credit: NZ Police

Waikato police are calling for witnesses after a car involved in a serious crash burst into flames on State Highway 31.

Emergency services were called to the wreckage at 2.55pm on Monday, after a car and a campervan collided near Otorohanga.

One of the vehicles involved in the crash burst into flames, which quickly spread to the surrounding vegetation.

One person was seriously injured, and two others sustained moderate injuries.

Police want to speak to anyone who saw the vehicles being driven before the crash, or anyone who witnessed the crash itself.

Anyone with information of the circumstances preceding the crash is asked to contact Constable Leesa Anderson or Senior Constable Mark Strongman at the Te Awamutu Police on (07) 872 0100.



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