Witnesses sought to BOP fatal crash

The fatal crash happened on the night of Friday, November 20. File photo.

Police are seeking witnesses to a fatal motorcycle crash in the Bay of Plenty.

David Jonathan (Hapai) Kanuta died as a result of the crash on Bridge Street, near the Waioeka Bridge, just before 6.30pm.

He was 49-year-old.

“It was the end of the week and there were quite a few people travelling through the area at the time,” says Sergeant Chris Howard.

Police closed the road for several hours to allow the serious crash unit to investigate the scene.

It was re-opened around 11pm.

“If you saw this crash happen and we haven't yet spoken to you, we'd like you to contact us.

Anyone with information is asked to call Police via 105 and quote file number 201120/6618.


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1 Comment

suicide mission

Posted on 02-12-2020 12:52 | By hapukafin

some motor cycle riders are on a suicide mission.I was coming home from Rotorua on saturday,via Pyes pa,driving a white car with day driving lights on and no more than 20 meters ahead abike overtook the car ahead of me on double yellow lines.If I didnt swerve I would have had my first motor bike victim.

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