Fatal crash on the Te Anau- Milford Sound Highway
Fatal crash on the Te Anau- Milford Sound
At about 12.10pm on Saturday the 5th
January 2013 Police were advised of a fatal crash on the Te
Anau- Milford Sound Highway, just south of an area called
It was a single vehicle crash where a Toyota
Corolla rental vehicle heading south from Homer tunnel left
the road and collided with a tree.
There was extensive
damage to the front right corner of the vehicle.
seat passenger, a 61 year old Israeli woman died at the
The driver of the vehicle and another passenger
were transported to Invercargill Hospital for treatment by
helicopter and ambulance. Their injuries have not yet been
The crash was attended to by Te Anau Police,
one Fire Brigade Appliance and staff from Downers EDI Works.
Traffic was reduced to one lane while the scene was attended
The weather at the time was fine and clear.
vehicle will be uplifted and transported to Invercargill
later today. A full investigation into the crash and its
cause has commenced.
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