Bad weather: five killed, 32 injured on KZn roads at weekend

2010-12-06 00:00

BAD weather and human error were blamed for a spate of accidents in KwaZulu-Natal at the weekend.

Transport Department spokesperson Zinhle ­Mngomezulu said two people died and two were injured on the R66 near Eshowe after a collision involving a truck.

In Durban, one person died and three were injured when a vehicle struck a cow.

In Pietermaritzburg, one person died and 14 were injured after the bakkie they were travelling in overturned near Taylor’s Halt.

On the N3 near Hidcote, one person was seriously injured in a collision between two vehicles.

Near Mbilane on the R66, eight people were injured when two vehicles collided.

In Avoca Hills, one person died and four others were injured after the car they were travelling in overturned in Edenderry Road.

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