Mt Ruapehu bus crash now fatal

  • 29/07/2018

Saturday afternoon's bus crash on Mt Ruapehu has taken a fatal turn.

One person has now died, after the bus rolled half way down Ohakune Mountain Rd.

Thirty one people were on the Ruapehu Alpine Lifts shuttle bus when it crashed just after 2:30pm. Twenty were injured.

Turoa skifield will not reopen until tomorrow, while the safety of shuttle buses is reviewed.

Police have launched an investigation.