Weekend road-murder toll hits seven
Posted by te2ataria on December 14, 2015
At least seven more people were killed in fatal weekend crashes on New Zealand roads
The latest known fatal crash occurred Sunday afternoon near Carterton raising the weekend’s road toll to at least seven, with more than a dozen others seriously injured. A man had been “flung from the car and suffered significant injuries that proved fatal,” according to a report.
- Earlier on Sunday, in the Bay of Plenty [of Deaths,] one person was killed and four others were injured in a two car crash on SH2 near Katikati. “Five people” were taken to Tauranga Hospital, said St John’s ambulance.
- A person was killed and two others were seriously injured north of Kaitaia, in the Far North District, when a four-wheel-drive ute crashed into a paddock about 9.30am, according to a report.
- A 19-year-old British man was killed after he was allegedly “flung from his car” near Mangakino in the central North Island.
- Three other road-murder victims, David James Hills, aged 22, Michael Soo, 23, and Jessie Nicholson, 23, were killed when the car they were in collided with a container truck and became squashed under the cab, Saturday afternoon.
Names of some of the victims of other fatal crashes last week…
- 24-year-old Justine Margaret ANDERSEN, was killed in a fatal crash near Tauranga on 6 December, police said.
- Kevin Raymond AMBLER was killed in a crash on 10 December on SH25/ the Thames Coast Rd.
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