Four seriously injured after car veers into tree

2011-11-23 00:00

Three children and an adult in a Toyota Venture were taken to Edendale Hospital and Medi-Clinic after their vehicle veered off Edendale Road and crashed into a tree near Camps Drift, Pietermaritzburg, yesterday afternoon.

A huge tree branch tore through the roof of the vehicle on impact. ER24 and EMRS paramedics found the four inside the car with serious injuries. Advanced life support intervention was performed on the patients before they were taken to hospital where they are in a serious but stable condition.

Earlier in Durban, two men were killed when they were hit by a car on Bluff Road. ‘A woman lost control of her car and struck two men on the roadside before rolling repeatedly into two other vehicles,’ said Netcare 911 spokesperson Jeffrey Wicks. The woman was critically injured and was taken to hospital.

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