News | Accident and Emergency
21 Feb 2018 0:53
NZCity News
NZCity CalculatorReturn to NZCity

  • Start Page
  • Personalise
  • Sport
  • Weather
  • 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

    Teen driving in fatal Dairy Flat head-on

    A 15-year-old girl driving without a licence has been killed in a head-on crash north of Auckland, along with her passenger.


    A 15-year-old unlicenced driver was behind the wheel of a car involved in a head-on crash north of Auckland which killed both her and her passenger, police say.

    The crash happened at the intersection of Dairy Flat Highway and Potter Road on Thursday night and has prompted a plea from police for people to drive safely.

    "Two people from the same vehicle died upon impact, this includes the driver who was a 15-year-old female who did not have a licence and a 25-year-old male passenger," Senior Sergeant Todd Moore-Carter said in a statement.

    Both were from Orewa.

    A third person in the vehicle is in hospital with serious injuries.

    The driver of the other vehicle was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries, police said.

    Earlier in the evening, a 51-year-old male cyclist was killed following a crash in Te Atatu.

    "We had three people die overnight, and one is a teenage girl who had her whole life ahead of her," Snr Sgt Moore-Carter said.

    "At times we get a lot of criticism for having our road policing teams out as people think we are just trying to give out tickets.

    "We are out because we want to change dangerous and risky driving behaviour in the hope it will stop 15-year-old teenagers dying on our roads or 51-year-old men who were just out cycling.

    © 2018 NZN, NZCity


     Other Accident and Emergency News
     20 Feb: Hunt continues in Ahipara firearm incident
     20 Feb: One dead in South Canterbury crash
     19 Feb: Fatal house fire leads to murder charge
     19 Feb: Police move to new digs in Christchurch
     18 Feb: Hawke's Bay quake rattles North Island
     18 Feb: Armed standoff in Te Kuiti over
     18 Feb: Ammonia leak at Tegel in Taranaki
     Top Stories

    RUGBY RUGBY
    McKenzie ready for playmaking pressure More...


    BUSINESS BUSINESS
    KiwiRail earnings up despite Kaikoura woes More...



     Today's News

    Soccer:
    Henrique trains with Roar for AL contract 23:05

    General:
    Three Kiwis into freeski halfpipe final 21:55

    Entertainment:
    Andrew Lloyd Webber contemplated committing suicide at the height of his depression 21:35

    Environment:
    South Island, Taranaki brace for Gita 21:15

    Rugby League:
    Slater out of NRL grand-final rematch 21:15

    General:
    Winter Olympics: Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir win gold for Canada in ice dance with their final skate 21:05

    Entertainment:
    Liam Gallagher would love to star on a children's TV show 21:05

    Entertainment:
    Celine Dion says her late husband is the only man she's ever loved 20:35

    Entertainment:
    Emma Watson has donated £1 million to a new organisation which helps those facing sexual harassment 20:05

    Entertainment:
    Kylie Minogue had a "nervous breakdown" after her split from fiancé Joshua Sasse 19:35


     News Search






    Power Search


    © 2018 New Zealand City Ltd