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Source: New Zealand Police (District News)

Police continue their enquiries into a serious crash in Invercargill on Saturday, 18 December.

The single vehicle crash occurred at the intersection of Tay Street and Clyde Street in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Two 18-year-old men remain in Dunedin Hospital, both in a serious condition.

A 17-year-old man has been discharged from Southland Hospital and is continuing his recovery at home with family.

Police would like to thank those who have already come forward with information in relation to the crash.

We continue to appeal for sightings of the vehicle involved, a 2005 silver Nissan Bluebird, in the hours preceding the 5am crash.  

CCTV footage is also assisting us with our investigation, which is still in its early stages.

Anyone with information that could assist Police is asked to contact 105 and quote file number 211218/4216.

Information can also be passed on anonymously by contacting Crime Stoppers on 0800 555 111.

The families of these young men have been overwhelmed by the community support and wish to thank emergency services for their actions.

Their focus now is on getting through this difficult period, and respectfully ask the media for privacy and will not be providing any further comment.


Issued by Police Media Centre