Another U.S. tourist killed, her husband critical
Posted by te2ataria on February 23, 2016
Official Road Toll stays the same despite additional fatalities
The tourist who was killed in a head-on collision in rural Waikato yesterday was an American woman, police has finally revealed.
The violent collision has left her husband, who was driving the car, in a critical condition in Waikato Hospital after being cut out of the car.
Their rental car collided with an oncoming vehicle near Putaruru at 6pm on Monday.
DAY 68 of latest ‘Tourists or truth?‘ campaign in NZ
Ministry of Transport has finally managed to suppress year to date road toll to levels below the fatality numbers reported for the same period last year. About two-thirds of the road fatalities in New Zealand go unreported by police, or unrecorded by Minitru. And they are in no hurry to add to the list.
Ministry of Transport (heavily doctored) Road Toll:
- Blog estimate: [About 900 people are killed on NZ roads each year] most probably, up to 137 road fatalities have occurred in NZ since 1 January 2016.