Charges for fatal Hamilton street race

Two 20-year-old men have been charged with street racing causing death following a horror accident that killed four.

The horror crash killed three men and one woman when a northbound Nissan Skyline collided with a southbound van on Ohaupo Rd, at the intersection of Ingram Rd outside Hamilton Airport, about 10pm on June 24.

Hamilton woman Hannah Lei Strickett-Craze, 24, the mother of a son, Levi, 4, and 20-year-old Te Awamutu man Paul De Silva - the father of a 2-year-old son, Cosmo - died along with Lance Robinson, 28, of Te Awamutu, and Jason McCormick Ross, 19, of Stratford.

Police today said two males, both aged 20, have each been charged with street racing causing death and street racing causing injury.

The men will be appearing in Hamilton District Court on December 13th 2016.

"Police would like to thank the members of the public who came forward with information to help with their investigation.

"As this matter is now before the courts Police cannot comment further."

- NZ Herald

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