Holidays BE SAFE


### ODT Online Thu, 24 Dec 2015
‘It’s just heartbreaking’
Two seriously injured young children crawled to safety as their father lay dead next to their car after a crash on Ashburton Gorge Rd last night. The children had been out with their dad at his Christmas work function and were on their way home when the 35-year-old man lost control of the Toyota Hilux he was driving at a moderate left-hand bend, went onto the gravel and rolled several times about 10.45pm, police said. The man, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was thrown from the car but his children, who were wearing seatbelts, stayed strapped in their seats in the back.
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Posted by Elizabeth Kerr

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2 responses to “Holidays BE SAFE

  1. Elizabeth

    Over 120 crashes in one day
    7:43 PM There’s been more than 120 crashes on NZ roads since 3pm on Christmas Eve–one-fatal–since-christmas-eve


  2. Elizabeth

    ### ODT Online Fri, 1 Jan 2016
    Bad day on country’s roads
    More than a dozen people were injured, one was killed and several roads were closed after more serious car crashes today.
    The road toll [has risen] to eight […] The provisional road toll for all of last year is 321, the highest number since 2010. “It’s incredibly sad and disappointing to have lost so many lives on our roads in 2015,” Associate Transport Minister Craig Foss said. “The road toll is not just a number – every figure represents not only the life lost but also grieving families, friends and communities.” NZME
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