26 injured on KZN roads

TWENTY-SIX people, including an 11-year-old boy, were injured in accidents in KwaZulu-Natal at the weekend.

TWENTY-SIX people, including an 11-year-old boy, were injured in accidents in KwaZulu-Natal at the weekend.

Four women sustained head and spinal injuries when their car veered off the road and overturned in Verulam yesterday morning, said Netcare 911 spokesperson Jeff Wicks. This after the driver ignored a police order to stop. He was later arrested.

In the Midlands yesterday a father and daughter were injured when their motorcycles collided and they fell on a bend on the R617 near Bulwer during a breakfast run. The man had seizures after sustaining serious head injuries and was airlifted to St Anne's Hospital. His daughter sustained head, spinal injuries and fractures to her left arm and hand.

Another 16 people were injured when their bakkie overturned several times on the N2 near Umkomaas, south of Durban, on Saturday afternoon.

In another incident two people were critically injured when their car veered out of control on the N2 south near Tinley Manor on Saturday.

An 11-year-old boy was struck by a car in Stanmore Drive, Phoenix, on Saturday and was taken to Inkosi Albert hospital.

Also on Saturday night, a petrol attendant was seriously injured when he was hit by a car at Lagoon Station, in Northway, Durban. - Sapa

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