News from NZ Police
Wellington Police have named the driver who was killed last night in a two car accident on Takapu Road near the Grenada North exit of the Wellington motorway. He was Deane Wilson, 23, of Paraparaumu.
His 27-year-old male passenger was taken to Wellington Hospital with serious injuries but has been discharged this morning.
Police are continuing to investigate the circumstances of the crash and the Serious Crash Unit is continuing work at the scene. The exact cause of the crash will not be known until their investigation is complete. The weather at the time of the crash will be one of a number of factors examined as part of the investigation.
News from NZ Police – May 6
There has been a two car crash near the Grenada North exit of the Wellington motorway on Takapu Road. One person has died at the scene with their passenger receiving serious injuries. The occupant of the second vehicle is assisting Police.
Police are advising those wanting to use the Grenada North exit to access areas around Jamaica Drive that they will need to use the Tawa exit of the motorway.
Drivers are being asked to avoid the area if possible as we come up to peak traffic flows.
With the wet weather conditions, Police continue to remind people to keep their speed down, put their lights on and check their following distances.