Merebank: Mother, baby die in crash

2013-04-01 00:00

A MOTHER and her five-month-old baby died, and a man, believed to be the woman’s husband, sustained serious injuries in an accident in Merebank at around 10.30 pm on Saturday.

The exact cause of the crash, which occurred in Travancore Road, is unknown, but according to Chris Botha from Netcare 911, paramedics discovered the mother and baby dead at the scene. They had apparently been flung from their vehicle. The man, who was still trapped in the wreckage, was extricated from the car and transported to St Augustine’s Hospital. The driver of the other vehicle involved in the accident allegedly left the scene before paramedics arrived.

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