5 Apr 2019

Road crashes: 17 killed in horror week on NZ roads

From Morning Report, 8:20 am on 5 April 2019
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Photo: VNP / Daniela Maoate-Cox

It's been an awful week on the roads with 17 dead since Monday morning. The number rose overnight, with two dead in two separate crashes, including a 12-year-old boy. And just in a motorcyclist has died in a crash near Cambridge just before 7am. The worst crash killed five famikly members none of whom were wearing seatbelts. Julie Anne Genter is the Associate Minister of Transport. She talks to Philippa Tolley.