Reports relating to two fatal crashes south of Timaru were the most viewed online stories in South Canterbury last week.
An initial report from police that a toddler had been taken to Timaru Hospital on Wednesday following a crash at Pareora was later revised to a report that a five-week-old baby was in a critical condition.
The baby later died from his injuries.
Five days later police attended another fatal crash in which a 64-year-old Ashburton man was killed.
1. Baby injured in crash dies
A baby boy has died from injuries sustained in a collision between two vehicles on State Highway 1 yesterday.
2. One killed in crash near Timaru
At least one person was killed when a 4WD and a truck and trailer unit crashed on SH1 south of Pareora this afternoon.
3. Police release baby's name
Police have released the name of the 4-week-old baby who died overnight yesterday from injuries sustained in a collision between a car and a 4WD on State Highway 1 near Pareora.
4. Toddler injured in Pareora crash
A toddler was seriously injured when a car collided with a ute on State Highway 1 just north of Pareora before 12.30pm.
5. Teen tells of waking to sex act
A teenager told the Timaru District Court of waking up and finding she was being sexually violated.
6. Man allegedly hoarded lost items
A lost iPhone 5 equipped with a tracking application led police to the home of a Timaru man who they say was hoarding valuables he found on the streets.
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