Two dead, multiple injured in South Coast Accident

KwaZulu-Natal: At 12H04 Monday afternoon Netcare 911 responded to reports of a collision on the N2 near the Old St Faith’s Road offramp in Port Shepstone on the KZN South Coast.

Reports from the scene indicate that a mini-bus taxi and a truck were involved in a collision injuring fifteen and killing two.

Medics treated the patients and once stabilised were transported by various ambulance services to hospital for further treatment.

Source – Shawn Herbst – Media Liaison Officer – Netcare Limited -Netcare 911
Suite 102, 1st Floor – Umhlanga Medical Centre
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South Africa – GPS Co-ordinates: S25°59’40.14’ E28°7”14.859’

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Ukraine Military plane crash kills 26 people: Pics. The crash is being investigated. Officials say preliminary findings suggest the captain, not cadets, was flying the plane when it crashed. The plane came down about 2km (1.2 miles) from a military airport in the town of Chuhuiv, the emergency ministry said. Fire broke out at the site and was later extinguished.

Twenty-six people, most of them air cadets, have been killed in a military plane crash in Ukraine, officials say. The aircraft, an Antonov-26, came down near the eastern city of Kharkiv. The plane was carrying 20 cadets and seven officers from Kharkiv Air Force University and was on a training flight. Only one person survived.

An eyewitness told Reuters news agency he had seen a man in flames running from the wreckage. “Another car stopped behind us. We took a fire extinguisher and ran with another driver to help him,” he said. Two people were earlier reported to have survived the crash, but one later died in hospital. Learn More

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