10 Jul 2009

Tourist killed in Milford bus crash named

3:46 pm on 10 July 2009

Police have named a South Korean tourist killed in a bus crash on the Milford highway near Te Anau on Thursday.

Kyungee Park, 44, died after a tour bus rolled on State Highway 94, near Te Anau Downs about 8.30am on Thursday.

The woman lived in Sydney and had Australian citizenship.

Her friend, Christine Hwang, was one of four passengers airlifted to hospital yesterday.

She has a cracked vertabrae and is in a stable condition in Southland Hospital.

Police are investigating the cause of the accident.