Haast Pass fatal driver charged

  • 11/09/2015

The boyfriend of a Taiwanese tourist killed in a car crash at Haast Pass in South Westland has been charged with careless driving causing her death.

Yi-Chieh Feng, 30, died at the scene of the accident on State Highway 6 on Monday morning.

Her boyfriend, who was driving the rental car, survived the crash without serious injuries.

Police today said they had charged the 31-year-old with careless driving causing death and he would appear in Christchurch District Court on Wednesday.

Ms Feng's family have arrived in New Zealand, they said.