Holiday road toll at 6
Single fatality this afternoon sees holiday road toll at 6
A fatal crash this afternoon between a car and truck on SH2 (Napier-Taupo) has seen the holiday road toll climb by one to six, and the overall road toll for 2010 move from 372 to 373.
The official holiday road toll runs from 4pm on Friday 24 December 2010 until 6am Wednesday 5 January 2011.
Last year 13 people lost their lives on the roads during the holiday period.