Thu, 31 Jul
° °
  • Firstline - TV3 New Zealand


    Weekdays 6am

  • 3 News - TV3 New Zealand

    3 News

    Nightly 6PM

  • Campbell Live - TV3 New Zealand

    Campbell Live

    Weekdays 7.00pm

  • 3rd Degree - TV3 New Zealand

    3rd Degree


  • The Paul Henry Show - TV3 New Zealand

    The Paul Henry Show

    Weekdays 10.30pm

  • Three 60 - TV3 New Zealand

    Three 60

    Sundays 9.30am

  • The Nation - TV3 New Zealand

    The Nation

    Sat 9:30am / Sun 10am

Commonwealth Games


Charges laid after Wellington crash

Tuesday 08 Jan 2013 10:24a.m.

Charges laid after Wellington crash

A man is facing careless driving charges over a crash in Wellington that left a pregnant woman injured and killed her unborn baby.

Police have laid three careless driving charges against a 40-year-old male driver involved in the crash in the suburb of Newtown in June last year.

A 40-year-old female passenger who was 31 weeks pregnant, was injured in the crash.

The woman's unborn baby died after an emergency caesarean.

The driver of the other vehicle was also injured.

Detective Inspector Paul Basham says the decision to lay charges hasn't been taken lightly.

"Police have undertaken a through investigation which has been subjected to an independent legal review," he said.

"While this will be a difficult time for the family, police believe the matter should be put before the court for final determination."

The man is due to appear in Wellington District Court on Wednesday.


comments powered by Disqus
01-08-2014 12:00