Emergency services attend Saturday's crash at Tarras. Photo
by Sarah Marquet
A family group from Australia and Asia escaped unharmed
when their vehicle overturned on a corner next to the Tarras
golf course about 10am on Saturday.
The driver, John Liew, from Singapore, said he saw an animal
on the road, which he thought was a squirrel, and braked. The
rental people-mover ran into loose gravel and overturned.
First on the scene were Justin and Jodie Chittock, from
Waimate, who helped pull the family out and called emergency
Mr Liew said the group was heading for Lake Tekapo to attend
the wedding of his younger brother on Saturday afternoon.
The groom's parents were among those in the overturned