A camper van carrying a Spanish family has been involved in a crash with a car on state highway 8 in the Lindis Pass, Cantebury. The accident happened around 7.30 last night on a hairpin bend. It's thought that Australian tourists may also have been caught up in the incident.
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The driver of the car was seriously injured, seven other people were also injured. Full details here: 8 injured, 1 critically in Lindis Crash.
On 17 August a French honeymooning couple were injured when their camper van was involved in a collision with a logging truck north of Napier. The 27 year old male tourist was taken to hospital with several fractured bones and his wife was also treated for injuries. Full story here: Honeymoon ends in hospital.
See also: 8 tourists killed in NZ crash with timber truck: The dead were a married US couple, a Thai woman, a French man, the New Zealand driver and three members of a family from India.
Also see other incidents under: 'Dangerous roads'