3 injured as bakkie collides with cow in KZN

2016-05-16 12:17

Durban – Emergency services officials have warned of animals on the road as winter approaches – this after three people were injured when a bakkie collided with a cow in Scottburgh, KwaZulu-Natal.

EMS spokesperson Robert McKenzie on Monday said the incident occurred on Dududu Road, leaving one person seriously injured. Mckenzie said the other two people sustained minor injuries. He added that the bakkie had to be written off.  

"Animals on the road become a greater problem, especially as we move into winter... as especially on the rural roads, the animals lie on the tar to keep warm as the tar has retained heat from the sun in the day.

"Stock owners are also reminded to account for all their stock before sunset and make sure fences are kept in good order. Motorists also need to be especially vigilant while driving," McKenzie said.

Join the conversation!

24.com encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.
NEXT ON NEWS24X

Inside News24

 
ADVERTORIAL
Competition regulation for a growing and inclusive economy

ADVERTORIAL: The Competition Commission of South Africa is conducting advocacy work in the South African automotive aftermarket industry and has gazetted a Draft Code of Conduct for public comment.

/World
 

WATCH: Man films himself going down water slide upside down as things go very wrong…

What is at first an exciting tummy-turning adventure stunt, quickly turns into a scarily bad idea caught on camera. Take a look:

 
 

You won't want to miss...

WATCH: Conor McGregor: Notorious the trailer
Best date night restaurants in South Africa
WATCH: Ryan Reynolds offers fans a free tattoo in new Deadpool 2 teaser
Should you date your co-worker?
Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.




Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.