UPDATE: Kaingaroa Forest Fatal Crash

Statement to be attributed to Bay of Plenty Road Policing Manager Inspector Brent Crowe

Police can confirm the vehicles involved in the fatal crash on a private forestry road in Kaingaroa Forest today were a logging truck and a van.

Emergency Services were called to the crash on Bonisch Road at about 6.40am.

Four people travelling in the van died at the scene. A fifth person from the vehicle received moderate injuries.

The truck driver was uninjured but shaken.

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