News | Accident and Emergency
23 Oct 2017 20:47
NZCity News
NZCity CalculatorReturn to NZCity

  • Start Page
  • Personalise
  • Sport
  • Weather
  • Olympic Games
  • Ski Report
  • Finance
  • Shopping
  • Jobs
  • Horoscopes
  • Lotto Results
  • Photo Gallery
  • Site Gallery
  • TVNow
  • Dating
  • SearchNZ
  • NZSearch
  • Crime.co.nz
  • RugbyLeague
  • Make Home
  • About NZCity
  • Contact NZCity
  • Your Privacy
  • Advertising
  • Login
  • Join for Free

  •   Home > News > Accident and Emergency

    Bus and car in fiery crash in Southland

    All passengers are off a bus involved in a crash with a car in Southland, but police are working to ascertain who was in the other vehicle.


    All passengers on a bus involved in a collision with a car in Southland are out of the vehicle, police say.

    However, police are working to ascertain who was in the car which, like the bus, was on fire when emergency services arrived at the scene on the Te Anau-Milford Highway.

    Inspector Joel Lamb, Southland Area Commander, says the extent of the fire means a search of the car for occupants has not yet been possible.

    Emergency services were alerted to the incident at Te Anau Downs at 2.55pm on Tuesday.

    The bus was carrying tourists and some of those on board were taken to a medical centre in Te Anau to be assessed for minor injuries.

    Other passengers were picked up by other buses that were nearby.

    Insp Lamb said the road was closed in both directions while investigators examined the scene and they expected to take well into the evening.

    Both the police serious crash unit and the commercial vehicle investigation unit are looking into the incident.

    © 2017 NZN, NZCity


     Other Accident and Emergency News
     23 Oct: Two killed following Auckland chase
     22 Oct: Magnitude 5.4 quake near Kaikoura
     22 Oct: Drunk teen crashes car in Alexandra
     22 Oct: Car hits rockfall on State Highway 2
     22 Oct: Invercargill garage destroyed by fire
     22 Oct: Rescue Co-ordination Centre kept busy
     22 Oct: Truck rolls near Reporoa; logs on the road
     Top Stories

    RUGBY RUGBY
    Retallick given time to return: Hansen More...


    BUSINESS BUSINESS
    Vocus aims to sell NZ business by June More...



     Today's News

    International:
    It's a rare day when George W Bush and Barack Obama agree: the American creed is in trouble 19:57

    Sports:
    King battles into New York squash final 19:27

    Environment:
    David Attenborough urges global action to reduce plastic in oceans 19:07

    Law and Order:
    Man arrested over Greymouth shooting death 17:57

    Rugby League:
    Meninga faces tough No.6 call: Gillett 17:17

    Sailing:
    Vestas early leader in Volvo Ocean Race 16:57

    International:
    James Toback: Who is the latest Hollywood mogul accused of sexual harassment? 16:37

    Rugby:
    Retallick given time to return: Hansen 15:17

    Motorsports:
    Kiwi Hartley 13th in Formula One debut 15:07

    Basketball:
    Adams shines in NBA loss for Oklahoma City 15:07


     News Search






    Power Search


    © 2017 New Zealand City Ltd