You are here: Home Other News Metro cop hit by car at KZN accident scene Other News, Metro cop hit by car at KZN accident scene by PH July 6, 2015, 10:30 am Durban – A metro police officer is recovering in a Durban hospital after he was hit by a car and seriously injured at an accident scene in Umhlanga on Sunday night. It is understood that the officer had been dispatched to an accident scene when a secondary collision occurred. Crisis Medical spokesperson Kyle van Reenen said that two cars had collided on the M4 Ruth First Freeway near Umhlanga late on Sunday night. “Eyewitnesses allege one of the vehicles collided into the rear of the other at high speed causing the driver of one of the cars to be ejected from his vehicle,” he said. “He sustained spinal cord injuries and was treated on scene by Crisis Medical advanced life support paramedics before being transported through to a nearby hospital for further care. The driver of the second vehicle suffered moderate injuries only.” ALSO READ Anti-Corruption Protests In Brazil Draw MillionsWhile emergency service personnel were attending to the scene another accident occurred, which saw the metro police officer struck by a car which careered through the scene. “A light motor vehicle failed to yield for the collision, ploughing through the scene, knocking over a man before smashing into a tow truck, leaving a 35-year-old man with serious injuries,” Van Reenen added. “He was treated on scene before being taken through to hospital for further care. He remains in a serious but stable condition. The driver of the vehicle sustained minor injuries,” he said. Loading... See more Previous article Zuma and Mandela probed by Hawks over Aurora Next article I had given up on life, says beggar as he starts his first job Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.