Metro cops hurt at accident scene

2010-09-18 13:45

Durban - Two metro police officers were injured on Saturday when they were struck by a car while attending to an accident scene in Umngeni road, Durban paramedics said.

The officer had been working at an accident scene where a minibus taxi had overturned when they were struck by another car, Netcare911 spokesperson Chris Botha said.

One person from the taxi accident was injured.

The road had been closed to traffic, but another car which had allegedly been speeding, crashed into a police car.

It then lost control and crashed into two traffic officers.

A female officer was critically injured and her male colleague was seriously injured.

The driver was unharmed during the incident and was later arrested.