Freak crash: car hits grasscutter

2010-12-10 00:00

A GRASSCUTTER was struck by a vehicle while working alongside the N3 highway outside Pietermaritzburg yesterday afternoon.

The incident happened in the presence of ER24 paramedics who were attending to an accident in which a car overturned near Lynnfield Park.

ER24 spokesperson Derrick Banks said the grasscutter suffered a broken leg and neck and back injuries. She was sent to Medi-Clinic in a serious condition.

Banks said the woman was hit by a vehicle that was trying to swerve away from the one that had overturned. He said no one was injured in either vehicle.


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