At least 7 killed in multiple accidents

2014-09-08 00:00

SEVEN people were killed in road accidents around the province at the weekend.

Yesterday three people died in a fatal accident on the N3, near Estcourt. A minibus taxi was travelling from Pietermaritzburg to Johannesburg, when the driver lost control. Thirteen injured passengers were taken to hospital.

On Friday night Tevin Maistry (17) and Rowan Naidoo (22) died in a head-on collision along New Greytown Road in Pietermaritzburg.

Two bikers died after they were hit by a bakkie on the Winklespruit on-ramp to the N2 north on Saturday night. When emergency services arrived at the scene they found the two Durban bikers lying on the roadway.

Meanwhile, on Palmview Drive in Phoenix, two boys aged four and six sustained serious injuries after a vehicle veered off the road and collided into them.

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