Two more Americans killed in New Zealand
Posted by te2ataria on December 5, 2012
World’s busiest tourist deathtrap claims two more lives
Update- 6 December 2012: The media have now reported that one of the two tourists killed near Pelorus Bridge was French and the other a German national. Moderator D.H.
Two more tourists were killed this afternoon in a head-on collision near Pelorus Bridge in Marlborough. The two victims are believed to be Americans, according to an unconfirmed report.
Two others, both female, were taken to Wairau Hospital with serious head and spinal injuries.
The crash occurred between a vehicle and an ute about 1pm on the Nelson side of Pelorus Bridge, according to a report.
The report did not state the fate of the occupants of a third vehicle, if any, shown in the photo:
On average, 3 foreigners are killed in New Zealand every 4 days.
The latest victims were probably the 2,585th and 2,586th visitors killed in New Zealand since January 2000.