Passing motorists watched as a trailer unit, carrying wool bales, slid off State Highway 1 near Waikouaiti yesterday and dragged its truck down a steep bank.
A car has collided with a truck on State Highway 1 north of Auckland this morning.
An American student has been charged with causing a fatal crash that killed three of his friends who were about to walk the Tongariro Crossing.
The parents of American student Meg Theriault, who remains in a critical condition in hospital, say they are overwhelmed by the messages of support they have received following Saturday's car crash.
Prime Minister John Key has extended his sympathies to the families of three American students killed in a car crash near Turangi.
A man is undergoing surgery in Tauranga Hospital after being hit by a car near the city last night.
Speed and alcohol may have contributed to a crash that split a car in two and killed two young men near the mid-Canterbury town of Hinds early today.
Emergency staff help a patient after the car in which she was a passenger crashed on to the Otago Harbour foreshore at Turnbull's Bay about 4pm yesterday.
A 38-year-old motorcyclist has lost his leg after being hit head-on by a car travelling the wrong way on Auckland's southern motorway.
Police have released the name of a woman killed in a crash in North Canterbury yesterday.
A rubbish truck and trailer rolled on Auckland's southern motorway this morning, spilling rubbish over the road and blocking traffic.
Two people have been injured after a car rolled north of Haast this morning.
A serious two-car crash closed State Highway 73 in Arthurs Pass for more than four hours today.
Police have named the man who died when his truck plunged down a steep slope on the Kaimai Ranges last night.
A woman was killed and four other people, including two children, were seriously injured in a head-on crash near Palmerston North this afternoon.
Three people have died in fatal crashes in Wellington and Auckland overnight, bringing the North Island road toll to nine in less than two days.
A typical night out at the pub has ended in tragedy after a young man was killed when he lost control of his vehicle and crashed into a power pole.
A tanker and a car have collided at the intersection of State Highways 2 and 33 at the Whakatane turn-off, between Tauranga and Rotorua.
Two people killed when they were thrown from a four-wheel-drive in a fiery crash early this morning have been named.
A motorcyclist is dead after a crash south of Auckland this morning.