Part of State Highway 94 has been closed after a police incident where a car is believed to have been spiked. An Invercargill house was badly damaged after a fire, believed to have started in a bathroom, spread to the kitchen.
Cumming: When you become an elite athlete you push your body every day. You push your body as much as you can. Four new Coronavirus cases have been announced in Queenstown-Lakes, but numbers in Southland remain unchanged. The Student Volunteer Army hopes to be offering its services in Invercargill by the end of the week. The father of the groom connected to the Bluff wedding cluster who died of coronavirus was "one of a kind".
Three seriously hurt in Southland crash
New Zealanders are preparing to hold their own Anzac Day services at home. Southland's unemployment rate as a result of Covid will be "significantly" below the national average: Chamber of Commerce. A courier run, solely for the delivery of essential food, began operating in western Southland on Tueday.
WellSouth medical director Stephen Graham: We want to encourage patients with Covid symptoms to get tested. Snow has already fallen in parts of the south as strong southwesterly winds bring colder than usual weather to much of the South Island from Tuesday. The weather system responsible for snow is moving off New Zealand, but will be followed by chilly weather, MetService says.
Mental skills coach Jason McKenzie has used the messages he dishes up to athletes to deal with his own small setback in recent weeks. Four tourism operators with boats docked at Deep Cove have been granted consent to check on their vessels during lockdown. Come the day we emerge from lockdown, many of us will do so with changed habits and outlooks. But for good or bad?
Kiwi who helped save the life of the British Prime Minister is being praised once again. Dr Amanda Sommerfeldt likens coronavirus to tornado season in her native US: "You prepare, you don't know if it's going to hit you. Habitat for Humanity has come up with a concept to help people easily start their own business. A Riverton organic food company is accepting donations to provide fruit and vegetables for struggling families. I've reached the point of just being low-key mad about everything.
Kiwis in a virus-free bubble km off the mainland won't get early lockdown release. A man in his 80s who died in Wellington on Friday was connected to a wedding in Bluff now linked to 86 coronavirus cases. A group of Fiordland tourism operators are worried about their boats and are also frustrated by a DOC visit to remote Deep Cove during lockdown.
One person believed to be trapped after two-car crash in Southland
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Visit image gallery to purchase the image. Paramedics attend a crash near Mossburn. Photo: Supplied Three people have been seriously injured in a two-vehicle crash near Mossburn in Southland this afternoon. Police were called about 2. A police spokeswoman said three people had sustained serious injuries and a fourth moderate injuries. It was thought some other people had minor injuries. Please follow the directions of emergency services on-site or consider delaying your journey.
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Local journalism matters - now more than ever As the Covid pandemic brings the world into uncharted waters, Otago Daily Times reporters and photographers continue to bring you the stories that matter. Become a Supporter.Over the radio, we heard two occupants were trapped inside their vehicle after slamming into a tree in the block of Southland Blvd. According to witnesses at the scene we talked to this morning, the incident happened just after midnight. The vehicle was westbound on Southland.
At the Fall Creek Dr. The vehicle hit the dip at a rate of speed causing the vehicle to bottom out and careen out of control. Instead, the vehicle passed through a narrow passage between a tree and the shrubs that line the front of the house. From there, the vehicle traveled through two more front lawns until reaching a circle drive three doors down.
From there, the vehicle crossed the street, mowed down a mailbox and slammed into a large tree in the front lawn of Southland. After the crash with the tree, residents scrambled to check on the occupants.
There were two, they said, and both were trapped and appeared to be unconscious. This morning, we confirmed with police that at least one occupant died in the crash.
The name of the deceased is withheld pending notification of next-of-kin. On at approximately hours, units were dispatched to the block of Southland in reference to a single vehicle accident.
Investigation showed that the vehicle left the roadway and struck a tree. The driver, a year-old male, received serious injuries and was transported to Shannon Medical Center. The passenger, year-old Amanda Soto, was also transported to Shannon Medical Center where she succumbed to her injuries. Both alcohol and speed appear to have been factors in the crash.
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By Sean Davidson. Tweet Facebook Mail. A young woman is dead and her car ripped to pieces in one of the worst fatal collisions police said they've ever seen in Melbourne.
Authorities said the horrific crash occurred on the Nepean Highway in Cheltenham just before 5. The year-old BMW driver, a woman from Dandenong, died at the scene. The force of the crash ripped the car in half, spewing debris over six lanes of the road.
Police said drugs and alcohol were definite factors in the horror crash. Snr Sgt Francis-Pester was on his way to work this morning when he saw the car flying past him.
At that point, she was travelling with a passenger, who feared for his life and got out of the car. The Nepean Highway was closed in both directions near the intersection of Bay Road for several hours, but lanes have since reopened.
The crash brings the state death toll on Victorian roads so far this year to - which is nearing equal to last year's number ofwith another two months still to go. A report will be prepared for the coroner. Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on Scott Morrison calls on teachers to keep schools open an hour ago.
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Police responded to a call of shots fired in the mall around p. The unidentified man was shot in the back near the Foot Action store inside the mall at South Dixie Highway. Police are looking for three suspects possibly involved with the shooting.
The men were reportedly last seen going through the west side of the mall, possibly towards the South Miami-Dade Busway. Sources told Local 10 the victim knew the suspects and the shooting arose from an argument between them. One of the group reportedly threw a drink at another person leading to that person pulling out a gun and firing at the victim. An employee at J. Robinson Jewelers told Local 10 that they heard one gunshot. Jeff Weinsier joined Local 10 News in September He is currently an investigative reporter for Local He is also responsible for the very popular Dirty Dining segments.
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There are few greater freedoms than those provided by having your own car. Being able to drive allows you to go where you want when you want, giving you an independence no other machine can. Plus, millions of people all around the world rely on their cars to get them to and from work every day and to meet their various other personal, professional, and social obligations. However, because driving is so normal for most of us, we often forget how dangerous it can be.
Cars are heavy pieces of metal that go extremely fast. Chances are you know someone who has been involved in a car accident, whether it was a small fender bender or a major collision that resulted in a loss of life. But you may be wondering how likely it actually is for something to happen. Understanding how and why they happen will go a long way towards helping us take the steps needed to eliminate the all-too-common tragedies that result from motor vehicle operation.
Although no one wants to see their car damaged or written off, this fear pales in comparison to what can happen to you and those around you in the event a crash does occur.
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Obviously, the worst-case scenario when it comes to a car crash is that someone loses their life. But fortunately, fatal car crashes are not the norm. In fact, despite fatal car crashes being one of the leading causes of death around the world, the chances of you dying in a car crash are, in reality, rather slim.
Within fatal car crashes, the person most likely to be killed is the driver That comes out to a rate of about 33 percent. A total of three million people are injured each year in the six million car accidents that occur. If you have a 33 percent chance of being seriously injured, a 16 percent chance of suffering a mild injury, and a 0.
This means that of all the possible outcomes, this is the most likely. But when you combine the negative outcomes listed above, they also equal 50 percent. This is slightly scarier because it means your odds of walking away safely from a car accident versus suffering an injury or death are the same as choosing heads or tails when flipping a coin or red or black when choosing a card from a deck of fifty-two.
Hopefully, this will inspire you to take steps to reduce the risk of you causing a car accident or being involved in one, something we will discuss in-depth later on. The worst possible outcome of a car accident is obviously the death of a human being.
Serious Crash, Te Anau Mossburn Highway, Southland
But in addition to this burden, car accidents also cost people and society a considerable amount of money from the property damage caused by car accidents.Initial indications were a person received serious injuries and another moderate injuries, a police statement said.
Southern District Health Board chief of nursing and midwifery officer Jane Wilson confirmed the person who died was a staff member at Southland Hospital. Our thoughts are with her family at this most difficult time. Motorists were advised to avoid the area if possible. Some members of the public have raised concerns about the intersection. Weaver and her grandmother, who was in the passenger seat, were both shaken and got quite a fright. She said she was always hesitant to go through the intersection.
Catherine Kelly, 29, regularly goes through the cross road when's she's driving from town to see her mother. She said when's she in the passenger seat, the intersection has her so concerned she closes her eyes.
People treat it like a give way, Kelly said. The car slowed as it came to the stop sign, but then floored it rather than coming to a complete stop, she said.
The intersection is part of the Invercargill City Council's roading network. There is a warning about the coming stop sign and stop sign on both sides of the intersection on Mill Rd South before the intersection.
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Mill Road South has been closed at SH1, because of a fatal crash.