Fatal crash after fleeing driver incident in Manurewa

As stated by Inspector Matthew Srhoj, Counties Manukau West Area Commander:

One person has died following a crash in Manurewa last night.

At 10:08pm Police signalled a vehicle to stop on Hill Road, Manurewa.

The driver failed to stop and drove off at speed.

Police activated lights and sirens to pursue, but immediately self-abandoned due to the manner of driving.

The unit lost sight of the vehicle.

Shortly thereafter it was located crashed into a tree.

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