Thursday, July 9, 2009

2 Bus Crashes, Korean and Chinese Tourists Killed and Injured

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2 bus crashes occurred this morning in the South Island: link for more information
  • A Grace Tours bus carrying 13 Korean tourists rolled on the way to Milford Sound on state highway 94, Te Anau Downs. One person was killed and 4 were flown to hospital. The deceased person was later named as Kyungee Park, a Korean national with Australian residency.
  • Another bus with 18 Chinese tourists on board rolled near the Highway Cafe in Athol on State Highway 6. 8 people were taken to hospital.
Icy conditions and freezing fog were cited as contributing factors in the crashes.

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