Durban traffic officer airlifted to hospital after being struck by vehicle

A traffic officer was reportedly knocked down in an early morning accident in Durban.
A traffic officer was reportedly knocked down in an early morning accident in Durban.
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A traffic officer was reportedly knocked down by a vehicle in Durban early on Sunday morning and had to be airlifted to hospital.

Netcare 911 spokesperson Shawn Herbst said they responded to a collision at 8.28am on the N2 near the Prospecton Road off-ramp, Durban South.

“Reports indicate that a traffic officer was struck down by a motor vehicle. The patient had sustained critical injuries and was treated on scene by Netcare 911 emergency care practitioners,” he said in a statement.

“Due to the serious nature of the patient's injuries, a Netcare 911 helicopter was activated to airlift the officer to a specialist facility.”

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