Doonside N2 pedestrian crash – one dead – one injured


This evening at 20h20 Netcare 911 paramedics received a call for a pedestrian crash at the Doonside off ramp. Reports from the scene indicate that the bakkie with six people was traveling to Umlazi when a man running away from people chasing him landed in front of the vehicle.

Paramedics arrived at the scene and found the body of a man lying at the side of the highway about a hundred meters from where the bakkie came to rest, tragically, the man was declared dead at the scene.

It was found that the pedestrian had slid across the bonnet of the bakkie before he smashed through the windshield and slammed into a female sitting in the passenger seat. Medics treated the female at the scene and after immobilising her on a trauma board, they transported her to a hospital in Amanzimtoti for the care that she required.