Umlazi: man badly injured in crash in breakdown lane

2011-01-18 00:00

A MAN was seriously injured on the N2 south near the Umlazi turn-off in an horrific accident yesterday morning.

It is believed that the man was parked in the breakdown lane when a heavy goods truck slammed into his vehicle.

Paramedics arrived at the scene to find the crumpled remains of the car in the veld next to the highway.

The driver of the car sustained serious injuries. He was stabilised and taken to St Augustine’s Hospital.

Netcare 911’s Chris Botha confirmed that the man is “not in a critical condition”.

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