Seven killed many injured in NZ car crashes
Deadly Crash on Muriwai Beach
Four young men were killed when the vehicle they were travelling in crashed and repeatedly rolled over on Muriwai Beach, west coast of Auckland region, police said.
Police now say initial reports that a 12-year-old boy was critically injured was incorrect.
Fatal crash on State Highway One Tirau – Bay of Plenty of Deaths
A vehicle crash on State Highway 1 north of Tirau killed at least one person and left 6 others [seriously] injured On Friday 11th September 2015. An SUV travelling south rolled over near to the intersection with Horahora Road, police said.
Serious crash in Waitakere
Friday, 11 September 2015 – Waitemata
A serious crash on Huia Road Waitakere, which happened at about 8:15 pm, left the driver trapped with critical injuries. The victim’s fate is currently unknown.
Fatal crash in Piarere
Friday, 11 September 2015 – Waikato
A fatal crash on State Highway 1 at Piarere in the South Waikato District killed at least one person, possibly a foreign visitor.
The fate of another person who was trapped inside the car is currently unknown. No further information about the crash or the victims is currently available. http://www.police.govt.nz/news/updates/38730
Tokoroa motorcycle crash victim named
A motorcycle rider who was killed after colliding with a car on Kereru Street at the intersection with Pateke Place, Tokoroa, has been named as Casey Ruua, aged 25.
Man found dead in a car on Tokerau Beach
Police say a Far North man whose body was found in a car on Tokerau Beach died of natural causes. He was Kevin George Harding of Karikari Peninsula.
[We’re yet to learn the NZ police definition for “death by natural causes”.]
Serious motor vehicle crash Ryans Rd Christchurch
A serious crash that occurred on Ryans Road Yaldhurst near Pound Rd has left the driver with serious injuries.
Serious motor vehicle crash on SH1
A Serious Motor Crash occurred on State Highway One near Te Horo, south of Otaki, Wednesday 9th September 2015 .
A fully loaded logging truck and car collided and the logging truck lost logs onto the roads and surrounding kerbside, the car, truck and the logs blocked the entire Highway.
This female driver of the car is in a serious condition. The driver of the truck has been treated at the scene by the Ambulance Service.
Victim of fatal crash at Maronan Road named
The victim of the fatal crash that occurred on Maronan Bridge (Canterbury) on 8 September 2015 has been named as David John Tayles from Tinwald.
Another fatal collision on SH1, the Waikato Expressway, near Taupiri.
A fatal crash claimed the life of 36-year-old Gordon James THOMPSON, who was also known as Anaru Jordan TAMEHANA.
The collision also left the driver of another car in a critically injured condition.
“Last year, of the 35 fatal crashes in the Waikato, 15 occurred where excessive speed was a contributing factor in terms of speed limits or climatic conditions,” said Inspector Grace, District Road Policing Manager.
“From a policing perspective, it’s no longer solely an enforcement issue; it’s a life saving one. Already this year 31 people have lost their lives on Waikato roads. We are here to support the community but the community needs to support us in making our roads a safe environment.”
Fatal Crash in Waikato
A woman was critically injured in a fatal Waikato collision that claimed the life of another person.
“However initial indications are that a northbound Nissan Bluebird car has crossed the centreline into the path of a southbound Mazda Tribute stationwagon,” police said .
Police were awaiting the results of forensic examinations to complete the formal identification of the male driver of the Nissan who was killed in the crash, said the District Road Policing Manager.
“He was the sole occupant of that car however there were two women travelling in the Mazda and both were taken to Waikato Hospital by ambulance. One underwent surgery overnight and is described as being a critical but stable condition while the second woman is described as suffering minor to moderate injuries.”