Tag: careless driving causing injury

$5000 reparation ordered for doctor smash

May 17, 2018 | By More
$5000 reparation ordered for doctor smash

A 45-year-old North New Brighton man must pay reparations of $5000 for running a red light in Dunedin and smashing into a car transporting four doctors.

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Moment’s inattention by driver causes carnage

April 10, 2018 | By More
Moment’s inattention by driver causes carnage

A “safe and cautious” driver’s moment of inattention killed a woman and left four people injured in a head-on smash on the highway near Waikouaiti.

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Doctors injured in Christmas crash

April 7, 2018 | By More
Doctors injured in Christmas crash

A North New Brighton man smashed into a car containing four doctors when he ran a red light in Dunedin on Christmas Day.

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Design blind spot cited in driving lapse

March 7, 2018 | By More
Design blind spot cited in driving lapse

A motoring review published on Stuff was cited in court as a 71-year-old man was allowed to avoid a conviction for his first driving lapse.

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Painful carpark encounter

January 9, 2018 | By More
Painful carpark encounter

The driver was 80 years old. The victim was aged 70. The crash was an odd, low velocity affair.

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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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