A 30-year-old Frenchwoman who police say was driving on the
wrong side of Frankton Rd when her vehicle collided with a
taxi at 4.40am yesterday said the New Zealand authorities
should share the blame.
Senior Constable Chris Blackford said her explanation was she
was adhering to the French road rules and since New Zealand
authorities permitted her to drive, they must take some
''The fact that she had a breath-alcohol level of 765[mcg]
may also have something to do with it.''
There were no injuries. The woman will appear in the
Queenstown District Court on January 7.