Two kids injured after 'unlicensed' mechanic crashes bakkie into KwaZulu-Natal house

2020-02-18 08:50
The scene where two children were injured after a bakkie crashed into their home near Durban.

The scene where two children were injured after a bakkie crashed into their home near Durban. (Supplied by RUSA)

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Two children, aged nine and three, were injured when a bakkie crashed into their home in B Section, Parkgate, KwaZulu-Natal, on Monday afternoon.

At about 17:00, Reaction Unit South Africa members arrived at the residence and found that a large mob had gathered at the scene.

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According to witnesses, the blue Ford Bantam bakkie was driven by a mechanic who was believed to be unlicensed.

He lost control of the bakkie and hit a light pole before crashing into the house.

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Two children who were playing inside were moderately injured and were taken to a provincial hospital by ambulance.

The driver fled the scene and the bakkie was extensively damaged.


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