Tag: careless driving

High speed chase by former manslaughter inmate

July 9, 2018 | By More
High speed chase by former manslaughter inmate

A judge ruled out home detention for a 31-year-old driver with a previous manslaughter conviction, who has now got into a dangerous high speed chase and crashed into a dog park fence.

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Judge thinks insurers deserve a break

February 2, 2018 | By More
Judge thinks insurers deserve a break

A Christchurch judge wants the police to rethink their policy so that insurance companies can have a break from the cost of criminal offending.

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‘Perfect citizen’ goes to jail

January 25, 2017 | By More
‘Perfect citizen’ goes to jail

A judge was told that when he is not running on methamphetamine, Charlie Ross Chestnut is “a perfect citizen”.

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High level drink-driver jailed for a year

April 22, 2016 | By More
High level drink-driver jailed for a year

Eleven-time drink-driver Raymond George Gilchrist who crashed into a truck last week when he had 1623mcg of alcohol to a litre of breath has been jailed for a year.

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Families speak of devastation from fatal crash

April 13, 2016 | By More
Families speak of devastation from fatal crash

Two families have spoken of their devastation after men were killed in a high speed motorway crash when their vehicle was shunted from behind by an out-of-control car with a driver having a seizure at the wheel.

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$120,000 payment offer for tourist driving death

March 21, 2016 | By More
$120,000 payment offer for tourist driving death

A Chinese tourist driver has offered to pay the equivalent of $120,000 compensation to the family of the passenger he killed when he lost control on a back country road.

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Tourist driver admits causing woman’s death

March 21, 2016 | By More
Tourist driver admits causing woman’s death

A Chinese tourist has taken the parents of his woman passenger to the spot on the shores of Lake Pukaki where their daughter died when he crashed a car nine days ago.

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Tourist driver charged over death

March 18, 2016 | By More
Tourist driver charged over death

A Chinese tourist driver has been charged over the death of a woman passenger after allegedly crashing off a cliff near Twizel last Saturday.

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Chinese tourist admits causing head-on smash

February 5, 2016 | By More
Chinese tourist admits causing head-on smash

A Chinese tourist will have to pay $7000 for causing a head-on crash near Glenorchy.

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Tourist driver must pay $2000 to crash victim

January 8, 2016 | By More
Tourist driver must pay $2000 to crash victim

A Chinese man must pay $2000 to the injured victim of his driving before he flies out of Christchurch Airport, bound for Auckland and Shanghai, on Saturday.

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