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St John: Every crash has a different effect on people

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Tue, 21 Jun 2022, 7:19am
Crash debris litters the road on Monday where seven people died after a van crashed into a truck south of Picton on Sunday. Photo / George Heard
Crash debris litters the road on Monday where seven people died after a van crashed into a truck south of Picton on Sunday. Photo / George Heard

St John: Every crash has a different effect on people

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Tue, 21 Jun 2022, 7:19am

Support continues for first responders who attended the head on crash south of Picton.

Seven people were killed in a collision between a van and a truck on State Highway 1 on Sunday morningĀ  - two others from the van have serious and critical injuries.

The Pukekohe family was on their way home after attending a funeral in Dunedin.

St John Wellbeing Manager Adele Saunders told Tim Dower first responders are resilient but human emotion always comes through.

She says every crash scene emergency staff go to has a different effect on people.

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