Car crashes

Man killed, woman seriously injured in drag train smash

Man killed, woman seriously injured in drag train smash One of the vehicles in a horror Allanton crash which killed a 20-year-old man and left a woman fighting for her life was taking part in a "drag-train".

Five hurt in 'horrific' crash

Five hurt in 'horrific' crash Five people were airlifted to Dunedin Hospital after a "horrific" two-car crash in Cardrona Valley Rd.

Driver thrown from car in crash dies

Driver thrown from car in crash dies

A 35-year-old man died at the scene of a car crash in Dunedin on Saturday night.

Driver freed after car rolls

Driver freed after car rolls

Emergency staff work to free the female driver of a Mitsubishi Mirage that rolled in Pitt St, between Queen and Elder Sts, City Rise, about 3.30pm yesterday.

Crash driver asked to come forward

Crash driver asked to come forward

Emergency services attend a crash between a small truck and station wagon at the corner of Burkes Dr and SH88 just before noon yesterday.

Student admits careless driving in death of best friend

Student admits careless driving in death of best friend

A 20-year-old former Otago Girls High School student has admitted causing the death of her best friend in a road crash as they drove to New Zealand Fashion Week.

Vans, utes in fatal crashes

Vans and utility vehicles are involved in about 15% of all fatal crashes in Otago and Southland, despite making up just 12% of the vehicle fleet.

Tourist admits his 'carelessness' killed one, injured four

A Singaporean tourist has admitted responsibility for the death of an elderly Riverton man who was killed in a head-on collision on State Highway 1 near Clinton 13 days ago.

Drivers' conditions stable

The two drivers involved in a head-on collision in the Kawarau Gorge on Wednesday remained in stable conditions in Dunedin Hospital last night.

Miraculous escape when car flips

Miraculous escape when car flips

Four Dunedin people had a lucky escape from serious injury in a spectacular car crash near Waikouaiti yesterday.

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