10 Aug 2020

Two charged after fatal van crash on SH6 earlier this year

11:08 am on 10 August 2020

Two people have been charged following a fatal crash in Southland in February.

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Photo: RNZ / Richard Tindiller

A woman was killed when a van carrying several people crashed on State Highway 6 near Winton on 16 February, 2020.

A 21-year-old man has been charged with one count of careless driving causing death, and seven charges of careless driving causing injury.

Another 21-year-old man has been charged with endangering life by criminal nuisance.

Both are due to appear in Invercargill District Court on Thursday.