Kōrero: Road accidents

Early car accident

Early car accident

This car was a total write-off after colliding with a train in Southland, probably in the late 1930s. Motor traffic began to increase from the 1920s, as did the numbers of people killed and injured on the roads.

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Southland Museum and Art Gallery
Reference: 2007.251

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Road accidents - Growth in road injuries and deaths', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/20899/early-car-accident (accessed 7 December 2019)

He kōrero nā Nancy Swarbrick, i tāngia i te 11 Mar 2010, updated 15 Dec 2014