Tag: careless driving causing injury

Visiting driver caused $145,000 damage

October 9, 2017 | By More
Visiting driver caused $145,000 damage

The court will count on the good intentions of a German visitor to pay for some of the $145,000 damage he did in a head-on crash when he veered across State Highway 73 near Springfield.

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$9000 reparations ordered for pile-up

June 18, 2017 | By More
$9000 reparations ordered for pile-up

The victim of a terrible pile-up involving a street-sweeping truck near Rangiora will not get all the reparation she was asking for after her vehicle was written off, a court has decided.

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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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Truck driver’s carelessness caused pile-up, judge rules

March 22, 2017 | By More
Truck driver’s carelessness caused pile-up, judge rules

A judge has ruled that a truck driver’s inattention or misjudgment caused a serious three-vehicle pile-up on Lineside Road, one of the main routes to Rangiora.

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Crash victims critical of police prosecution

July 25, 2016 | By More
Crash victims critical of police prosecution

A couple are disappointed with police handling of the prosecution of a septic tank truck driver who veered across the road and knocked them off their motorcycle causing serious injuries.

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Bus driver admits central city fatal crash

April 11, 2016 | By More
Bus driver admits central city fatal crash

A bus driver has admitted that his careless driving – going through a red light in the central city – killed a 45-year-old Christchurch woman and injured a man in the car he rammed.

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