Fatal Quad Bike Accident - 6 jan 2014
Fatal Quad Bike Accident
January 2014 - 9:46pm
Police are investigating
an incident which occurred on a farm property at Lorneville,
Invercargill at 6 p.m. this evening (Monday 6th January
Police, Ambulance and Fire Brigade were called to
the address where a 6 yr old child was fatally injured while
riding a quad bike.
Victim Support are providing
assistance to the family.
No further details are being
released at this
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