Another tsunami of deaths hitting New Zealand roads
Posted by te2ataria on December 26, 2016
Multiple fatal crashes reported on NZ Death Roads, but many more fatalities go unreported
Three people were killed and two others injured following a fatal crash in Leeston, Canterbury early this morning.
“A member of the public rang Police at approximately 2:20am after coming across car that had rolled near the corner of Harts Road and Southbridge Sedgemere Road.
“Three occupants, two males and a female, were dead at the scene and two others were transported to hospital, one with serious injuries.”
Child killed in Te Kauwhata
A child was killed in a car collision in front of a property in Te Kauwhata at approximately 11:45am Monday morning. http://www.police.govt.nz/news/release/child-dies-te-kauwhata-driveway
A two-year-old girl has died after being hit by a car on the driveway of a Waikato property. http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/87950529/Child-dead-after-fatal-crash-at-Te-Kauwhata-Waikato
UPDATE: “Those killed were 11-year-old boy Sione Taumololo and 33-year-old woman Talita Fifita both of Tonga. There were 53 people on board the bus when it crashed. In addition to the two who tragically died 10 people remain in hospital.” http://www.police.govt.nz/news/release/gisborne-bus-crash-%E2%80%93-update-2
Motorcyclist killed in a crash on SH2 in south Wairarapa
“The crash, between a motorcycle and a ute, occurred just after 7pm, near the bottom of the Rimutaka Hill,” police said.
Chinese pedestrian killed by car in Takapuna named
Chinese woman who was killed after being hit by a car in Takapuna on Friday 23 December was Myung Wha Lim who lived in Takapuna. http://www.police.govt.nz/news/release/name-release-pedestrian-hit-car-takapuna
- Hamilton. A woman has been transported to Waikato Hospital in a critical condition after she was hit by a car on Hukanui Road, Hamilton around 9:30pm tonight [December 23]. Her fate remains a state secret!
- Takapuna. A woman who was injured Friday evening after being struck by a car in Taharoto Road, Takapuna has died as a result of her injuries.
- One critical after Blockhouse Bay crash http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11772621 Their fate remains a state secret!
[Note: Many road fatalities over the holiday period go unreported. Moderator K.]
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