Serious Crash

Friday 28 October 2011, 8:53PM
By New Zealand Police


Three Pokuru School children and a parent were transported to Waikato Hospital this afternoon after the car they were in was involved in a two car crash outside the school.

A number of vehicles were returning children to the school after a week long camp near Lake Taupo.

The driver of the second car was uninjured.

An air ambulance was used to transported one young girl to hospital; she is described as being in a serious condition.

Pokuru Road near Te Awamutu, was closed for sometime to allow the Serious Crash Investigators to conduct a scene examination and determine the cause of the crash.

Victim Support attended at the scene to provide support to parents, pupils and teachers of the school.