Female pedestrian hit by Train (!)
Bay of Plenty of Deaths. A female pedestrian was struck by a train on Ngatai Rd, Bellevue, Tauranga, at approximately 8.30 pm this evening (26th of April 2015), police said
The female believed to be in her 40’s was transferred to hospital with life-threatening injuries.
Samoan killed in boating incident at Waipuna Road, Auckland
The man who died at the Waipuna Road boat ramp on Saturday was Mr Sililo Seiuli, aged 55 years old. police said. The victim was a Samoan who was staying in Mt Wellington.
New Plymouth crash victims named
At about 4pm Saturday (25 April, 2015) a vehicle collided with a pedestrian killing both the driver and the pedestrian, police said.
The driver of the vehicle was 22-year-old Alekh ACHARYA, a Nepalese national and the pedestrian was Ronald Victor MILLMAN, aged 67, of New Plymouth. http://www.police.govt.nz/news/release/new-plymouth-crash-victims-named
Road Crash fatality on SH30, Awakeri near to Whakatane
Bay of Plenty of Deaths: One person was killed shortly after 9pm Saturday in a single vehicle crash on SH30 (near to Kope Drain Road). No details on the deceased will be released until next of kin are located and advised, police said. http://www.police.govt.nz/news/updates/37049
Serious Injury Crash in Otorohanga (Waikato)
At about 9.50am on 25th April Police, Fire and Ambulance attended a serious crash on Waitomo Caves Road near Otorohanga, police said.
A car being driven by a middle aged woman and a Tour Operators van collided on Waitomo Caves Road west of the main Waitomo Complex. The female who was seriously injured was eventually cut free from the car and was taken by Air Ambulance to Waikato Hospital where she is currently being treated.
The woman was later identified as a 65-year-old American woman (her name is a state secret!). She sustained multiple fractures and was trapped in the car for more than an hour before being freed by rescue crews. She was flown by the Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter to Waikato Hospital.
Man found in crashed car identified
Bay of Plenty of Deaths: A man found dead in a crashed car in Rotorua this morning (Saturday, 25 April) has been identified as 21-year-old ELISHA ARELI (victim’s nationality was NOT disclosed) who was staying in Rotorua. Police has not been able to establish if there was any other persons in the vehicle at the time of the crash that might have left prior to their arrival.
Road death at Mercer, Waikato
Shortly before 3am on Saturday, 25 April 2015 police were told of a body found on the Expressway (SH1) south of Auckland.
No details of the deceased will be released until next of kin have been located, contacted and advised. “That is expected to take sometime,” police said. (*&^%$^@#)
Pedestrian killed in Whakatane
A 25-year-old man was killed when he was struck by a car in Whakatane last night. Police said the pedestrian was hit on Keepa Rd about 8.50pm. His name has NOT been released.
Hauraki crash victim named
The 38-year-old Timothy Jensen was killed when his Nissan and a Holden Commodore collided head-on on the rural Hauraki Rd, near Kerepehi at 5.30am on Wednesday.
Papatoetoe Train Fatality
The deceased is believed to be a male aged 59 years. Police believe they know his identity, but they won’t tell us. It has been reported the victim was struck by the North Freight Train.
Five separate fatal crashes this Anzac weekend
At least three pedestrians were killed after five separate fatal crashes this Anzac weekend.
“The deadly crashes, which claimed six lives, happened in Mercer, New Plymouth and Rotorua, with another two in Whakatane,” according to a report.
“Three of [those who were killed were] pedestrians”, said Police assistant commissioner Dave Cliff, “which is really unusual”. http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11438988
We don’t know where the assistant commissioner was resting his head earlier because at least three other pedestrians were killed a week ago, too!
Deadly Crash off a New Plymouth overbridge
In the early hours of last Sunday, Andrew Maurice John Warren, 40, of Urenui, died when he smashed his car through a bridge barrier near Vivian St, New Plymouth, before falling about 5 meters and coming to rest in the car park below. http://www.stuff.co.nz/taranaki-daily-news/67860414/fatal-crash-in-new-plymouth
Man killed by car named by police
Wednesday Apr 22, 2015. Police have named the man who was struck and killed by a vehicle yesterday. Ian Robert McKenzie was moving stock on Old Coach Rd, Pukehina, when the crash happened.