One dead, another injured in a freak collision

26 October 2020 | From Arrive Alive


A woman was killed and another injured this morning following a freak accident at Albert and Hendrik Potgieter Road in Constantia.

ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene to find one vehicle on the middle island while another vehicle was found on the side of the road. A female pedestrian was found lying in front of the car.

Medics assessed the patients and found that the female pedestrian, believed to be in her 60s, had sustained numerous fatal injuries. Nothing could be done for her, and she was declared dead.

One other driver, a woman in her 50s, was assessed and found to have sustained moderate injuries. The woman was treated and thereafter transported to a nearby hospital for further care.

It is understood that the pedestrian was struck after the two vehicles collided.

Local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.
 

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