Road reopened after fatal crash
Canterbury Police said SH1 south of St Andrews has reopened following a fatal crash involving two vehicles shortly after 2.45pm this afternoon (10 April 2015). No details of the deceased has been released.
One person was in a critical condition and was taken to Christchurch Hospital by helicopter. Another person in a critical condition was taken to Timaru Hospital. Three other people have been taken to Timaru Hospital with serious injuries, police said.
ANOTHER SUDDEN DEATH REPORTED IN AUCKLAND
Police were called to a sudden death at the Copthorne Hotel in Auckland this afternoon (10 April 2015).
They found a dead woman in a room. NO names, details, etc, etc… has been released
Victim of fatal crash south of Rangitata Rd Bridge was a Jordanian man
Canterbury Police say the victim of the fatal crash south of the Rangitata Road Bridge involving a Honda Civic and a stock truck and trailer unit on 29 March 2015 was a 39-year-old Iyad Hassan Mohammad Abunahleh who was originally from Jordan.
Police name female victim of fatal crash near Lake Pukaki
Canterbury Police say the victim of the fatal crash involving two vehicles near Lake Pukaki on 5 April 2015 was 50-year-old Jacqueline Helen Marsden. http://www.police.govt.nz/news/release/victim-fatal-crash-near-lake-pukaki-named?hootPostID=cbdc0c7d9c97a95164270ba6fd8870b2
Underwater sonar search at Lake Coleridge continues
Police deployed a radial sonar at Lake Coleridge today during the continued search and recovery operation for the kayaker who went missing on Saturday afternoon (4 April 2015).
The missing man’s [wealthy family,] who are being supported by the NZ Army and Canterbury Police, have asked for privacy while the search continues.
Coleridge Intake Road will remain closed from Algidus Road to the intake while the recovery operation is underway. http://www.police.govt.nz/news/release/underwater-sonar-search-lake-coleridge-continues?hootPostID=c3ff622d262f71ab086bd4615715cfff
Another Fatal crash in Whangarei
A 53-year-old man was killed in a crash in Whangarei Thursday night (9 April 2015).
The man was riding a motorcycle on Riverside Drive towards Onerahi when he collided with a car about 6.20pm at the intersection with Mackesy Drive, police said.
Another fatal collision between a truck and a car on a busy Waikato Highway
A fatal head-on collision between a truck and a car on a busy Waikato Highway, 1km south of the Wharepoa Rd intersection, has killed one person, believed to be the driver of the car, and left a second person in a critical condition.
Arrest made in relation to assault on two Korean fisherman at Ti Point Wharf
Teenage boy killed in quad bike accident near Kaikohe, Northland
Two fatal crash victims identified
Two men were killed in separate road crashes in the Bay of Plenty this week. Lawrence Mio Kerr, aged 51, from Torere near Opotiki, the driver of a fully laden logging truck, was killed when the truck rolled. This crash occurred shortly after noon on Tuesday, 7 April on State Highway 35 near Waihau Bay.
Motorcyclist Clinton Hunter, aged 26, was killed in a crash at approximately 6.55pm on Wednesday, 8 April on Carmichael Road, Bethlehem, Tauranga.
Homicide victim named
Yet another fatal quad bike crash
Farm owner who had been spraying weeds was killed after he rolled his quad bike into a drain at Hodders Road, Carterton, and became trapped underneath it.
Air search reveals no sign of three missing men
Manawatu Police launch homicide inquiry
A 28-year-old man, possibly a foreign visitor, was killed in Palmerston North on 7 April 2015.
Police said they have arrested a 26-year-old Palmerston North man at the scene and charged him with murder. http://www.police.govt.nz/news/release/manawatu-police-launch-homicide-inquiry
Fatal Logging Truck crash in the Bay of Plenty (of deaths)
A fully laden logging truck left the road and overturned into a ditch on State highway 35 between Waihau bay and TeKaha in the Opotiki District, killing the driver (7 April 2015). http://www.police.govt.nz/news/release/fatal-logging-truck-crash
Woman left lying on road after ‘hit and run’
A severely injured woman was found lying on the side of a country road after what police are treating as a possible hit and run. http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11427523
Three crashes in Tasman
Man who fell from capsized boat still missing
Family of female jogger killed by overtaking car angered by sentence
The family of a woman who was killed by an overtaking car while she out jogging is angry because the killer driver (the man who was at the wheel) has escaped a prison sentence.