Three Die In Southland Crash
26th April 2014
Three Die In Southland
Southland Police are currently examining the
scene of a fatal crash that has claimed 3 lives. The crash
occurred late on Friday the 25th of April 2014.
to midnight a Toyota Hilux utility was travelling on the
Riversdale-Waikaia Road after having left the rural township
The utility has left the road and has struck
the edge of a concrete road bridge.
There were 3 occupants
in the vehicle at the time of the crash. All 3 males, 2 aged
in their late 30’s and 1 in his late 50’s, died at the
The 3 deceased are all believed to reside in the
The crash scene was attended by
Fire personnel from Waikaia and Lumsden along with Ambulance
staff and Police. Police Photography and Serious Crash Unit
staff also attended the scene.
An investigation will
continue into the cause of the crash and Police are
investigating whether alcohol or speed were
Police will not be releasing the names of the
deceased’s until next of kin have been
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