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Emergency services respond to jet boat crash - 10 people on board

  • Feb 23,2019

3.00 pm Read our fully updated story with video interviews here.

Police and rescue services are on their way to a jet boat crash on the Shotover River.

11.04 am Update: nine people are reported as being flown to Lakes District Hospital - most with minor injuries.

Here's the full police media release.

Police and emergency services are enroute to reports of a boat crash on the Shotover River, Skippers Canyon, Queenstown.

Initial reports indicate that there are 10 people on board, and some have injuries.

The crash occurred around 10am.

More information will be released when it becomes available.

 

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