Second person dies after Haast crash

Thursday 29 December 2011, 2:03PM
By New Zealand Police


Two people are dead following a head on collision near Haast yesterday afternoon.

An 82 year old man from Dunedin died at the scene and a 53 year old woman from Germany died on the way to hospital.

The serious crash investigation team is at the scene.

Police would like to speak to the driver of a white bus that may have been first on the scene and are asking that person to contact them immediately.

The names of the deceased will not be released until next of kin have been advised.