UPDATE: Serious incident near Opua

A 31-year-old man critically injured when he fell from a vehicle on Paihia Rd, south of Opua, has sadly since died in hospital.

The incident occurred shortly before 4am on Saturday 6 August.

Our thoughts are with the man’s family and friends at this time.

An investigation into the circumstances of the incident remains ongoing.

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