DEATHS

2012 road toll now 307

Thursday 3 January 2013, 1:25PM
By New Zealand Police
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The provisional road toll for 2012 has increased by one, following the death of a crash victim in hospital.

The death also brings the Christmas/New Year holiday road toll to six.

The crash occurred at 9.25am on 31 December on State Highway 1 near Whakapara, north of Whang?rei.

The victim, an 81 year-old woman, was a passenger in a car which appears to have collided with another car at an intersection.