The foreign driver who allegedly crashed into a journalist riding a horse didn’t slow down as he passed, her daughter has told a court.
Peng Wang, 29, a Chinese national, is on trial at the North Shore District Court for careless driving causing injury to Newshub journalist Karen Rutherford last August 20.
Rutherford and her daughter Ella, 13, were riding on Postman Rd in Dairy Flat, north of Auckland, when a car hit her horse, Curious George, throwing the journalist into the ditch.
The 43-year-old’s leg catapulted into her head, the force of which tore the skin and tissue away from the muscle, almost ripping off her leg. She also suffered multiple broken bones and gashes. (more…)
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