State Highway 5 Bus Crash - Update 3
5/09/2019 10:27:34 a.m.

Thursday 5 September

Lakes DHB extends its aroha and heartfelt sympathy to all of the passengers involved with the bus crash on State Highway 5 yesterday (Wednesday 4 September). 

As at 9.00 am this morning, seven patients have been admitted to Rotorua Hospital in a stable condition.
Lakes DHB is liaising with other agencies to ensure the on-going support and welfare of the people involved in the accident.

Lakes DHB Chief Executive Nick Saville-Wood says he is very proud of how Lakes DHB staff responded to the incident. He extends his appreciation to all staff across the hospital who were involved in managing patients and manning an emergency operations centre.