Papatoetoe Death – The Road Policing Manager for Counties Manukau Police, Inspector Kay Lane has confirmed the death of a man following a fatal crash on Great South Road in Papatoetoe on Thursday, 23 July.
Inspector Kay Lane says the crash, near Allenby Park at around 8am, involved a car and cyclist.
The cyclist was taken to Auckland City Hospital with critical injuries at the time and underwent surgery.
“Sadly, the man has passed away in hospital in the early hours of this morning,”he says.
“This is a tragic outcome and our thoughts are with the man’s family at this time.”
“We are unable to comment further around the man’s identity until our processes around advising next of kin have been completed.”
The Police investigation into the crash is continuing and the man’s death will also be referred to the Coroner, says Inspector Lane.