Driver swerves for tortoise, collides with car and truck

2017-04-12 22:31
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Bloemfontein – A driver collided with another vehicle and a truck on Wednesday afternoon after he apparently swerved to avoid a tortoise on Pasteur Drive in Bloemfontein, paramedics said.

It is understood that the truck driver was trying to avoid the head-on collision when he lost control, ER24 spokesperson Werner Vermaak said in a statement.

Two people have been taken to a nearby hospital for medical attention.

A veterinarian was also deployed to the scene to take care of the injured tortoise.

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