21 injured on Durban’s roads

By Jurina Nkwazi
26 October 2010

About 21 people have been injured in three separate collisions on Durban’s roads this morning.

A man is currently fighting for his life while two others are in a serious condition after a head-on collision between two motor vehicles on Stella Road.

Meanwhile, fourteen people were injured and five seriously when a minibus taxi and a light motor vehicle collided in the junction of Stanger and Argyle Roads in central Durban.

In another incident five people were seriously injured in a four minibus taxi pile-up at the intersection of Richmond and Alexandra Roads in Pinetown.

The taxi had allegedly struck the car and swerved on the road into a traffic pole.

Netcare911’s Jeffrey Wicks said, “Paramedic treated and stabilised the injured on the scene before they were transported by ambulance to nearby hospitals for treatment.”

Wicks said, “the cause of the accidents will be investigated by the South African Police Force.”


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