Spanish & Australian and French Tourists Injured In Campervan Accidents

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.

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A stretch of road in the Lindis Pass

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