9 Aug 2021

Five teenagers killed in Timaru crash

From Morning Report, 8:48 am on 9 August 2021

Five teenagers died on Saturday in a horrific crash outside Timaru.

The car smashed into a power pole with such force the car broke in half, hurling debris down the road.

Five people - understood to be males aged 15 and 16 years old - died in the crash.

A sixth person, the 19-year-old driver of the Nissan Bluebird sedan, was taken to Timaru Hospital in a serious condition. Conan Young is in Timaru.

He spoke to Corin Dann.