Tajinder Singh was planning to go to India to see his family after 7 years. He died in a car crash over the weekend.
New Zealand police released the victim’s name killed in a crash in Jacks Point near Queenstown on Friday.
“He was 27-year-old Tajinder Singh, of Jacks Point. The two-car crash happened on Kingston Road shortly after 6 pm on April 15th and remained under investigation,” police said.
The car crash took place on Kingston Rd at Jack’s Point at about 6 pm on Friday.
According to the Queenstown police, one person was critically injured in a crash on Kingston Road, Jacks Point, near Queenstown this evening, while Tajinder Singh died on the scene.
Childhood friend Jippy Singh said Tajinder Singh had not seen his family since he arrived in New Zealand seven years ago.
“He was planning to go home after he got New Zealand residency, which was expected in May. Now his body would be returned to Kalra village, near Adampur in the Punjab region of India, after a service in Auckland, where he lived before moving to Queenstown two years ago. I can’t imagine how hard it is for the parents,” Otago Daily Times quoted Jippy Singh as saying.