[AT LEAST] Six killed on NZ roads so far this weekend
Posted by te2ataria on June 5, 2016
News of SIX road fatalities leak on Queen’s Birthday Weekend
Sixth [reported] person killed: A man was killed in a single vehicle crash on Dun Rd, near Kaingaroa Forest, east of Taupo Sunday afternoon.
Fifth [reported] person killed: A man was killed and four others including a mother and her baby were injured in a two-vehicle collision in Northern Wairarapa, near Mt Bruce, just before noon Sunday.
And in Mangere East about 9.15am, two people had to be cut from a car after it crashed into a tree on Ferguson St. A 16-year-old is in a critical condition and a 9-year-old and another person are seriously injured. Four people were in the car.
Fourth [reported] person killed: A person was killed when three vehicles collided on Omihi Rd in the Greta Valley, north of Christchurch Saturday evening. Four others were injured in the crash, which involved a truck and two other vehicles.
Dueling Trucks? A truck lies on its side following a crash in Greta Valley, north of Christchurch. One person died in the three-vehicle crash. Another person involved in the crash was critically injured, and a third was seriously injured. Both were flown from the crash site to Dunedin Hospital. Photo: STACY SQUIRES/FAIRFAX NZ
Third [reported] person killed: A motorcyclist was killed after colliding with a parked vehicle in the Auckland suburb of Flat Bush.
Second [reported] person killed: A person was killed in a two-car collision on State Highway 3 near Te Kuiti. Two others were injured, one seriously.
First [reported] person killed: A Kaikoura man was the first to be killed on our roads this holiday weekend. Several others were badly injured in the four-car crash on State Highway 1 north of Dunedin just before 6pm on Friday.
Truth about the daily road carnage hurts New Zealand’s $10 billion tourism industry…
Today is DAY 1719 of the latest NZ TOURISTS or truth? (police censorship of road fatalities) campaign
- Blog estimate: About 900 people are killed on NZ roads each year. [Most probably] up to 386 road fatalities have occurred in NZ since 1 January 2016
- No of road fatalities recorded by Minitru: 141 [as of Friday]
Other News in Drips…
Mystery chemical lands toddler in hospital with paralysis-like symptoms
Jess Callaghan and her daughters Marcia, 8, and Lydia, 3, have moved out of a New Plymouth home that was infected with a mystery substance after Lydia was hospitalised. Lydia couldn’t move her neck, she’d been having seizures and doctors thought she had meningitis. http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/80763291/new-plymouth-family-moved-after-meth-test-finds-mystery-chemical-in-little-girls-room