Queenstown: Jet boat accident
New Zealand Police Alert 2:45pm 25 Sep 2008 Southern
Location of incident: Queenstown
Incident type: Jet boat accident
At 1445hrs on the 25th of September 2008, Police were advised of a jet boat accident on the Shotover and Kawarau River delta near Queenstown.
Twenty people are on the shore being treated and two have been taken to hospital and are being treated. The seriousness of the injuries are unknown at this stage.
A helicopter is searching the area as at this stage it is thought that one person is missing.
A further media release will be made once more information is available at about 1730hrs.