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The victims "lay unattended for nearly half an hour".

Road accident victims beg for help as onlookers take selfies

The victims "lay unattended for nearly half an hour".

Claire Nelson.

Kiwi hiker recovering after shattering pelvis in US desert

She was missing for three days, and was forced to drink her own urine to survive.


Beer keg smashes motorist's windscreen

The vehicle was severely damaged.

Jimi Jackson has posted an emotional tribute to Johnny Danger.

Jimi Jackson posts emotional tribute to Johnny Danger

"I'm still lost for words bro. I just can't believe it."

Jocelyn (Anne) Fielder.

Trio killed in crash near Thames named

A couple in their 60s were killed in the head-on crash.


Couple in 60s killed in triple fatal

It's believed a car driven by a 20yo who also died crossed the centre line.

Emma Jolliff spoke to The AM Show on the 50th anniversary of the disaster.

Positive side to Wahine disaster - Maritime NZ

The sinking led to improvements in maritime shipping standards.

Police have released the names of the two children killed in Friday's Desert Rd crash.

Police release names of children killed in Desert Rd crash

They were Arteen Mosaferi, 4, and Radeen Mosaferi, two months old, from Hamilton.

Hitting the road early could be the secret to a traffic free journey home.

The best time to drive home after Easter weekend

There are certain hours you should avoid.

Yann Arnaud and Goel Ouisse perform at a Cirque du Soleil dress rehearsal in 2013.

Cirque du Soleil performer dies after mid-show fall

He had been a performer with the circus show for more than 15 years.

Police were called at 6:21am, and a helicopter is en route from Christchurch.

Two dead in crash north of Amberley

Three others were injured, with one in a critical condition.

Three people were killed early on Sunday morning on State Highway 6 near Hope after a car fled police.

Three killed in crash near Hope after car flees police

The three victims of the fatal pursuit were all Nelson locals.

Court gavel

Doctor may have had 'microsleep' before head-on Desert Road crash

The Sydney physician is charged with careless driving after he and five others were injured.

At least 18 people have been killed in a double-decker bus crash in rural Hong Kong.

At least 18 killed in Hong Kong bus crash

Almost 50 other passengers were injured in the high-speed accident.

One person has been killed in a crash west of Te Kuiti after a car rolled early Sunday morning.

Fatal crash in Te Kuiti

One person has died after a car rolled early Sunday morning.

Motorists on the Nelson-Taupō  road were forced to swerve out of the way.

Seconds from disaster: Terrifying near-miss caught on camera

Motorists on the Napier-Taupō road were forced to swerve out of the way.

Emergency responders at the scene of the crash.

Train carrying Republicans hits truck, one dead

The train was taking Republican members of the US Congress to an annual retreat.

Rajesh Maru, 32, was accompanying an elderly relative for an MRI scan when he was sucked into the machine.

Man dies after being sucked into MRI machine

He was carrying a metal oxygen cylinder that was pulled by the machine's magnetic field.


How this kid ended up with a screw lodged in his skull

Doctors say the 13-year-old was "one millimetre" from death.

A police officer turns traffic away as the Makawera river flows on the road between Invercargill and Wallacetown caused by torrential rain, Invercargill, New Zealand, Tuesday, April 27, 2010. Credit:NZPA / Dianne Manson

One dead in Rotorua car and truck crash

Another person has been taken to Rotorua Hospital.