Victim of crash named

Police have confirmed that that the victim of the fatal crash on Botany Road earlier this month was a Howick man.

Robert Ivan Phillips, 74, died at the scene of the accident on Thursday, April 5.

The exact cause of the crash is not yet known however two other people were treated for moderate and minor injuries.

Initial indications suggest one of the vehicles involved crossed the centre line and was hit by another vehicle.

The Serious Crash Unit investigation is ongoing and the death has been referred to the Coroner.