Bus Carrying Cruise Passengers Crashes in Akaroa

   February 24, 2017 ,   Accidents

A woman is in critical condition and 3 others remain hospitalised after a bus carrying cruise passengers collided with a car and crashed down a bank in Akaroa.

Car's female driver is in Christchurch Hospital in the intensive care unit after the crash about 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, and the male bus driver is in serious condition.

Two American tourists are in a stable condition. 26 passengers were treated at the scene of the crash by ambulance and emergency staff, with 8 more taken to hospital.

The bus was recovered from the bank, with the Christchurch Akaroa rd closed from 11:00 a.m. for about 2 hours. Detours will be put in place. 

The bus was carrying passengers of the cruise ship Celebrity Solstice.

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