Karam Haddad, left, was an iconic figure in Ōtorohanga, where he owned a clothing store with his brother John (file photo)
Police are appealing for sighting vehicles ahead of an accident that killed Ōtorohanga businessman Karam Haddad.
The accident happened on SH3 near Te Kawa on September 14 between Haddad’s car, a Holden Commodore and a truck.
Police want to hear from anyone who saw the crash, which happened around 12:30 p.m., between Te Kawa and Waikeria Rds.
“Anyone traveling south of Te Awamutu on SH3 between 12:15 and 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday September 14 who may have witnessed the accident, or the silver Holden Commodore car before the accident, is asked to contact the police. “according to one claim.
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Police are particularly interested in hearing from the drivers of a black or dark gray vehicle, a blue Subaru and a white curtain-sided truck, who were seen driving in the area at the time of the crash.
Haddad, 82, was a popular figure in the small town of Waikato, where he owned a clothing store with his brother John for more than 50 years.
If you saw one of these vehicles, the accident or were traveling in the area at the time, contact the police on 105 and quote case number 220914/7009.