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Fatal Crash - SH94 Te Anau - Southern

Fatal Crash - SH94 Te Anau - Southern

At about 3.25pm on Sunday 29 December, emergency services were advised of a serious crash on the Mossburn – Te Anau Highway (SH94) involving three vehicles.

Police from Te Anau, Lumsden attended, as did Fire appliances and ambulance from surrounding areas. The Police Serious Crash Unit also attended.

The crash involved three cars, the first car was a rental driven and occupied by four tourists from China.

The driver is a male aged 43 years in Dunedin hospital in critical condition, a female aged 56 years was found deceased at the scene, a male aged 58 years has been transferred to Christchurch hospital in critical but stable condition and a female aged 30 years is in moderate condition in Invercargill hospital.

A formal identification has been completed and Next of Kin are being contacted, details can not be released at present.

Police are working along side the Chinese consulate.

The occupants of the second car are a male aged 32 years and female aged 29 years, from Invercargill, are both in a stable condition. They have contacted their next of kin and have requested there details not be released at present.

The occupants of the third car were uninjured; they reside in Dunedin and have also contacted their next of kin.

Inquires are on going into the cause of the accident.

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