Local Govt | National News Video | Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Search

 

Fatal Crash Dunedin

Fatal Crash Dunedin

Sunday, 18 May 2014 - 8:09am

Dunedin Police are currently examining the scene of a fatal crash that
has claimed 2 lives. The crash occurred in the early hours of Sunday
the 18th of May 2014.

At approximately 3.15am a Honda Integra car with 5 occupants was
travelling south on the Southern Motorway, State Highway 1 near Green
Island. The vehicle has lost control while negotiating a slight right
hand bend and has spun several times before it has struck a light pole
and a tree. It is believed that 3 of the occupants were thrown from the
vehicle.

2 of the occupants of the vehicle, a male aged in his early twenties and a
female aged in her late teens died at the scene. The other occupants of
the vehicle were taken to Dunedin Public Hospital. A female in her
teens is in a critical condition while the other two occupants, a male
aged in his 20s and a female aged 16 suffered moderate to serious
injuries.

The crash scene was attended by Fire, Police and Ambulance personnel.
The Southern Motorway is currently closed to southbound traffic from
Green Island and diversions are in place. It is anticipated that the
Motorway will be closed for most of the morning.

An investigation will continue into the cause of the crash and Police are
investigating whether alcohol or speed were factors.

Police will not be releasing the names of the deceased’s until next of kin
have been notified.

Anyone with any information relating to the crash should call the
Dunedin Police on 03 4714800.
Ends

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines

Gordon Campbell: On The Life And Times Of Peter Dunne

In the end, Mr Pragmatic calmly read the signs of impending defeat and went out on his own terms. You could use any number of clichés to describe Peter Dunne’s exit from Parliament.

The unkind might talk of sinking ships, others could be more reminded of a loaded revolver left on the desk by his Cabinet colleagues as they closed the door behind them, now that the polls in Ohariu had confirmed he was no longer of much use to National. More>>

 

Gordon Campbell: On Labour’s Campaign Launch

One of the key motifs of Ardern’s speech was her repeated use of the phrase – “Now, what?” Cleverly, that looks like being Labour’s response to National’s ‘steady as it goes’ warning against not putting the economic ‘gains’ at risk. More>>

ALSO:

Lyndon Hood: Social Welfare, Explained

Speaking as someone who has seen better times and nowadays mostly operates by being really annoying and humiliating to deal with, I have some fellow feeling with the current system, so I’ll take this chance to set a few things straight.. More>>

ALSO:

Deregistered: Independent Board Decision On Family First

The Board considers that Family First has a purpose to promote its own particular views about marriage and the traditional family that cannot be determined to be for the public benefit in a way previously accepted as charitable... More>>

ALSO:

Transport Policies: Nats' New $10.5bn Roads Of National Significance

National is committing to the next generation of Roads of National Significance, National Party Transport Spokesperson Simon Bridges says. More>>

ALSO:

Gordon Campbell: On Why Labour Isn’t Responsible For Barnaby Joyce

As a desperate Turnbull government tries to treat the Barnaby Joyce affair as a Pauline Hanson fever dream – blame it on the foreigners! We’re the victims of the dastardly New Zealand Labour Party! – our own government has chosen to further that narrative, and make itself an accomplice. More>>

ALSO:

Rail: Greens Back Tauranga – Hamilton – Auckland Service

The Green Party today announced that it will trial a passenger rail service between Auckland, Hamilton and Tauranga starting in 2019, when it is in government. More>>

ALSO:

Housing: Voluntary Rental Warrant Of Fitness For Wellington

Wellington City Council is partnering with the University of Otago, Wellington, to launch a voluntary Rental Warrant of Fitness for minimum housing standards in Wellington, Mayor Justin Lester has announced. More>>

ALSO:

 
 
 
 
 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

  • PARLIAMENT
  • POLITICS
  • REGIONAL
 
 

Featured InfoPages

Opening the Election