13 injured in Pietermaritzburg crash

2011-12-23 13:00

kalahari.com

Johannesburg - Thirteen people were injured when two cars collided on Edendale Road in Pietermaritzburg on Friday, said paramedics.

ER24 spokesperson Derrick Banks said wet weather was suspected to be one of the causes of the accident around 09:30.

"ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene to find the vehicles in the road with severe damage to both vehicles," said Banks.

One person was critically injured. Four people sustained serious injuries and eight passengers sustained minor injuries. They were being treated on the scene by emergency services.

The injured were being transported to various hospitals in the Pietermaritzburg area, Banks said.

- SAPA

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