A woman was killed and her 2-year-old child was seriously injured in an collision on the N2

13 January 2021 | From Arrive Alive


A woman was killed and her two-year-old child has seriously injured in an accident on the southbound lane of the N2 in the vicinity of the eMdloti off-ramp.

Members of Reaction Unit South Africa (RUSA) were dispatched to the scene after receiving multiple calls from passing motorists reporting the collision. 

On arrival Paramedics from a private ambulance service were in the process of stabilizing the seriously injured infant. Her mother was found lying on the highway approximately 40 meters away from the point of impact. 

According to the deceased’s husband, they were forced to stop on the third lane after the Jeep Grand Cherokee they were traveling in had a puncture. They got off the vehicle and he was in the process of removing the spare tire when a Land Rover collided with his vehicle before running over his wife and child. 

The driver of the Jeep Grand Cherokee and the occupants of the Land Rover was not injured.

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