18 Year Old Driver In Fatal Accident
31 October 2013
18 Year Old Driver In
Wellington District Police are
investigating a fatal motor vehicle accident that occurred
on State Highway 58, Lower Hutt, about 2 kilometres from the
Western Hutt Road intersection at about 4.40pm this
Senior Sergeant James McKAY of the Wellington
District Police says, "A vehicle heading East towards Lower
Hutt appears to have lost control and crossed the center
line colliding with a vehicle heading in the opposite
An 18 year old male from Lower Hutt, the driver
of the eastbound vehicle was airlifted to Wellington
Hospital, but later died.
The 70 year old female in the
other vehicle involved, also from Lower Hutt was admitted to
Wellington Hospital in a stable condition.
James McKAY of the Wellington District Police says "Police
have spoken to a number of witnesses and the Wellington
District Police Serious Crash Unit are also investigating to
establish the cause of the
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