11 dead on roads

2012-12-25 10:15

A three-week-old baby was killed when a car rolled at Camperdown, on the N3 between Pietermaritzburg and Durban.

The baby was one of 11 fatalities resulting from accidents ER24 medics attended to between 8pm yesterday and 6am today.

“It appears that the three-week-old baby boy had been ejected from the vehicle as it rolled, and he was found lying outside the vehicle,” said spokesperson Vanessa Jackson.

Two people died in an accident between Welkom and Virginia in the Free State. A further three people were injured.

Also in the province, a pedestrian was killed in Navalsig, Bloemfontein, and a further three people were killed outside of Paul Roux in a head-on collision.

Two more people died and three were injured in a Western Cape collision, at Parow.

“The two occupants of the one vehicle were declared dead on scene, while the other three patients were taken to Tygerberg

Hospital by ambulance for further medical care,” said Jackson.

In Mpumalanga, two people died and one was injured in a crash on the N12, near Witbank.

“A single vehicle had left the road and the vehicle had rolled into a roadside ditch,” said Jackson.

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