A camper van carrying a Spanish family has been involved in a crash with a car on state highway 8 in the Lindis Pass, Cantebury. The accident happened around 7.30 last night on a hairpin bend. It’s thought that Australian tourists may also have been caught up in the incident.
The driver of the car was seriously injured, seven other people were also injured.
Full details here: 8 injured, 1 critically in Lindis Crash.
on 17 August a French honeymooning couple were injured when their campervan was involved in a collision with a logging truck north of Napier. The 27 year old male tourist was taken to hospital with several fractured bones and his wife was also treated for injuries. Full story here: Honeymoon ends in hospital
Also see other incidents under: ‘Dangerous roads‘