Traffic officer in hospital after collision
By Nomava Nobumba
16 October 2009
Metro police traffic officer is receiving treatment in hospital for the injuries he sustained after his car collided with a Toyota Conquest in the corner of Eastern Boulevard this morning.
Metro police Chief Inspector Merle Lourens says the officer collided with a car that belongs to a driving school, when he was in the vehicle doing an advance warning and the other vehicle came behind.
“At this stage we do not know what the problem was that made him collided with a patrolling vehicle” adds Lourens.
The driver of the Toyota was also taken to hospital unconscious, while the officer was taken to Chris Barnard hospital in a stable condition.
Fight fighters and the Metro EMS ambulances attended to the accident.