Fatal motor vehicle accident

Friday 13 January 2012, 1:09PM
By New Zealand Police


A second person has died overnight as a result of a motor vehicle accident on the intersection of SH8B and the Wanaka to Queenstown Road in Cromwell.

The deceased person was a female passenger in a car that collided with a Courier Van.

The driver of the car died at the scene, while his three female passengers were transferred to Dunedin Hospital, all suffering serious injuries.

No further details relating to the deceased female will be released until Cromwell Police confirm her identify and next of kin are informed.