Arrest in Gorge Road crash investigation
"Arrest in Gorge Road crash
Queenstown Police today made an
arrest in relation to a single-vehicle crash on Gorge Road,
Queenstown on 13 March.
A 26-year-old Queenstown man has
been charged with driving under the influence of alcohol
The crash had left a 22-year-old German
woman in a critical condition with serious head
She has since recovered enough to return to
Germany with her family, who had travelled to New Zealand to
The man will appear in Queenstown District
Court on Monday, 24
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