Tag: careless driving causing death

Tourist driver admits fatal crash

January 31, 2018 | By More
Tourist driver admits fatal crash

A Chinese tourist driver who admitted causing a passenger’s death in a fiery crash near Cromwell on Sunday has been disqualified from driving before he heads home.

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Dangerous corner cited in fatal crash sentencing

October 30, 2017 | By More
Dangerous corner cited in fatal crash sentencing

A lawyer is hoping something can be done about a Parklands Drive blind corner which she says is dangerous – and where a cyclist was killed in February.

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Licence breaches before fatal crash

August 25, 2017 | By More
Licence breaches before fatal crash

A teen driver received three infringement notices for breaching the terms of his restricted licence before his fatal head-on crash with a cyclist.

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Important fatal crash witnesses never came forward

August 2, 2017 | By More
Important fatal crash witnesses never came forward

Two vital witnesses who may have seen the accident in which 47-year-old motorcyclist Tessa Tui Conrad was killed were missing at the trial of the man who was today acquitted of causing her death.

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Road layout an issue at fatal crash sentencing

April 6, 2017 | By More
Road layout an issue at fatal crash sentencing

The lay-out of a road in the Mackenzie Basin may have been a factor in a crash that killed two people and injured several more, a court has been told.

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Driver forgiven for tragic death of two-year-old

January 16, 2017 | By More
Driver forgiven for tragic death of two-year-old

A grieving family told the court they were “not after vengeance” for their tragic loss of a two-year-old son killed in a motor accident, when the driver was sentenced today.

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Grieving family ’embraces’ driver after boy’s death

November 18, 2016 | By More
Grieving family ’embraces’ driver after boy’s death

A driver who killed a two-year-old boy when his van jerked backwards unexpectedly as he started it has been “embraced” by the child’s grieving family, the Christchurch District Court was told.

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Driving death charge denied

October 14, 2016 | By More
Driving death charge denied

A man who police allege caused the death of Noel Cruza Campilan in June by his careless driving has pleaded not guilty to the charge in the Christchurch District Court.

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Judge calls for cameras to cover truck blind spots

October 11, 2016 | By More
Judge calls for cameras to cover truck blind spots

A judge has called for more camera technology to be used to improve the safety of big trucks and their massive blind spots, at a sentencing for a Christchurch cycle death.

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Truckie found guilty in cycle death case

July 22, 2016 | By More
Truckie found guilty in cycle death case

A 51-year-old truckie has been found guilty of causing the death of a cycle tourist he never saw as he carelessly turned his truck across a cycle lane in Hornby.

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