Sunday, 29 July 2018 - 11:39am |

Charges laid following fatal ATV crash in Nelson

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Nelson Police have charged a 28-year-old Uruguayan woman following a fatal All Terrain Vehicle (ATV) crash on a Wakefield Farm on the 28 June 2018.

A 29-year-old French woman, who was a passenger in the vehicle, died at the scene when the ATV rolled.

The 28-year-old woman has been charged with careless operation of a vehicle and will appear in Nelson District Court on Monday 30 July 2018.

Detective Constable Bronwyn Inglis of Nelson Police says drivers of all motor vehicles, whether on a public road or on private land, have a legal responsibility to operate all vehicles in a safe manner.


Issued by Police Media Centre