'Critical': woman hurt as bakkie tips

2010-03-05 00:00

A WOMAN was critically injured in New Greytown Road, east of Copesville, yesterday afternoon when her bakkie left the road.

Jeff Wicks of Netcare 911 said it is not known why the woman lost control of the double-cab bakkie while driving towards the city. The bakkie left the road and rolled repeatedly, coming to rest in a roadside furrow.

Wicks said the woman sustained significant head and chest trauma. She was treated and stabilised at the scene, and taken to St Anne’s Hospital.

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