Home South Africa News Mom dies and baby in critical condition after car collision on busy...

Mom dies and baby in critical condition after car collision on busy KZN road

Hospital

A Durban mother has died and her baby is in critical condition after a car rear-ended their broken-down vehicle, paramedic services have said.

IPSS spokesperson Paul Herbst on Tuesday said eyewitnesses alleged the vehicle, carrying the mom, baby and dad, broke down in the centre lane on the busy southbound lane to Umdloti.

“While they were getting out of the vehicle, with the mum carrying the baby, a vehicle from behind rear-ended the broken down vehicle and collided with the family.

“The child was ejected from the mum’s arms and landed approximately 20 metres away – the mum sustained fatal injuries and was declared dead.”

He said the dad was lucky to escape with no injuries.

“The child was intubated, placed on a ventilator, and transported to Lenmed eThekwini Hospital,” Herbst said.

Comment from Kwazulu-Natal police will be added once received.

-The Citizen

In other news – Before and After photos of Babes Wodumo and Mampintsha leave Fans in stitches

Mzansi star Babes Wodumo has decided to bless her fans with the before and after picture of herself with her husband-to-be, Mampintsha. Mampintsha proposed to the woman of his life last year October live on Gagasi FM radio station.

Babes Wodumo and Mampintsha

The two have come a long way in their relationship and many of their fans can not wait for their wedding date. Learn More