Accident on misty road

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Taxi Bus Accident on misty road

The following information was supplied by Mr Anton Nortje, head of the Mkhondo Fire and Rescue Unit. For any inquiries he can be contacted on 079 872 8989.

On Monday, 1 June at approximately 17:00, the driver of a Tata Indica lost control of his vehicle and overturned it on the Wakkerstroom road. One person sustained minor injuries.

The driver of a black Polo was travelling on the Ermelo road on Tuesday, 2 June at about 06:00 when he swerved to avoid two horses and lost control of his vehicle. Three people were injured.

On the Ermelo road on Friday, 5 June at approximately 08:10, three people were injured when a double cab bakkie overtook a Man truck on the misty road. The driver of the bakkie allegedly didn’t see a Kia, which was driving in the opposite direction, approaching Ermelo. The driver of the truck allegedly had to swerve to avoid the bakkie when he went back into his lane too fast and lost control of the truck. The driver of the Kia then collided with the back wheels of the truck. The collision caused the driver of the Kia to also collide with a CAM minibus. The driver of the Kia was stuck in the vehicle and had to be cut out with the jaws of life, to free her.

On Sunday, 7 June at approximately 12:43, two people were injured when travelling on the Ermelo road. The driver of a bakkie lost control of his vehicle and the vehicle rolled.