One killed, two injured in Shelly Bay car accident

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One killed, two hospitalised following a fatal vehicle accident in Maupuia

Wellington police has confirmed one person died following a fatal accident on Shelly Bay Maupuia on Wednesday night.

The preliminary investigation revealed that around 9:50 p.m. a vehicle was moving when it veered off the road and crash with rocks.

Emergency services arrived at the scene and confirmed one of the occupant of the vehicle dead. The identity of the deceased is yet to be released pending notification of next of kin.

Two other victims of the accident sustained fatal injuries and were rushed to Wellington Hospital for treatment.

Authorities blocked the road for some hours to clear the scene. The road has been cleared currently.

The incident is still under investigation by Wellington police.