Man dies after crashing into cow

2012-05-20 13:25

kalahari.com

Durban - One man was killed and another seriously injured early on Sunday morning when their car hit a cow on the R56 in Pietermaritzburg, paramedics said.

"Reports from the scene indicate that the vehicle collided with the cow around 05:00. The vehicle then veered off the road and smashed into a tree," Netcare 911 spokesperson Chris Botha said in a statement.

"Netcare 911 paramedics and other services arrived at the scene and found that the passenger of the car was in a critical condition while the driver escaped with serious injury," he said.

Paramedics attempted to resuscitate the critically injured passenger but he died on the scene from injuries sustained.

The driver was treated on the scene and taken to Edendale hospital.

- SAPA
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