Woman crushed in 10-car pile up

2011-12-08 19:42
Amanzimtoti - A woman was in a critical condition on Thursday and her husband seriously injured after an out-of-control car crashed into nine vehicles at an Amanzimtoti shopping mall.

Netcare911 paramedics said the woman had been crushed between two cars. Her husband had been in their car when the accident happened.

"Mall staff and security had rushed to the accident site and were attending to the injured and securing the scene when we arrived," said Netcare's Chris Botha.

He said the woman had been taken by helicopter to Netcare St Augustine's Hospital in Durban.

The driver of the car which had veered out of control, an elderly man, was not hurt in the accident.

Crumpled remains of the vehicles were scattered across the parking area.
 
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