Crashes in rain: No bad injuries

2011-11-07 00:00

EIGHT adults and two young children escaped with minor injuries in three accidents in and around Pietermaritzburg yesterday afternoon.

Four people were flung off a bakkie in a rear-end collision in Mayor’s Walk.

On the N3 southbound at Merrivale a car crashed into the back of a tanker truck, then spun round and hit the truck again. Neither of the two occupants was hurt.

On the N3 northbound near Linfield Park a car crashed into the back of a container truck. The family of four, including children aged 18 months and six, suffered cuts and bruises.

Paramedics said the rain was a factor. — WR.

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