Report of yet another tourist bus crash leaks!
Posted by te2ataria on February 22, 2017
NO road fatality report allowed so far today!
29 injured in tourist bus crash near Akaroa, Canterbury
A tourist bus and a car collided on the Christchurch-Akaroa highway (SH75) this afternoon, sending the bus down a bank near French Farm, police said.
At least 29 of the 33 people on board were injured including two critically and at least one seriously.
A person in the car was trapped and seriously injured. A customer in Hilltop Tavern told Newshub the crash happened just around the corner and that multiple people were injured.
Firefighters had to cut one person from the car and the bus driver out of the wreckage, Stuff NZ reported. Nationalities of the victims have not been disclosed, but the crash reportedly involved cruise ship passengers.
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