Accidents in George
Motorbike hits pedestrian, both seriously injured
Two people were left seriously injured on Saturday morning 22 July when a biker crashed into a pedestrian in Stander Street.
At approximately 06:20, ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene to find the female pedestrian and the 18-year-old male biker lying on the side of the road.
Paramedics treated the patients and provided them with advanced life support.
After they were stabilised, both patients were transported to Mediclinic George for urgent treatment.
Horsebox overturns on N2
A vehicle and horsebox overturned on the N2 near the Garden Route Mall on Wednesday 19 July. According to the Conville police, the vehicle towing the horsebox was passing another vehicle when the accident occurred. According to a comment on Facebook the vehicle in front of the one towing the horsebox suddenly braked and the vehicle with the horsebox had to brake and swerve to avoid a serious collision. No horses were in the horsebox and no one was injured in the accident.
Bakkie ends up on middle of N2
A bakkie carrying six people ended up on the middle of the N2 near the Garden Route Mall on Tuesday morning 25 July after the driver lost control of the vehicle. No one was seriously injured, but three passengers were taken to George Hospital by emergency services for treatment.
The cause of the accident has not yet been confirmed, but it is suspected that the driver was blinded by the sun. He was driving in the direction of Knysna when the accident occurred.
A photo taken by ‘n passing motorist of the horsebox and overturned vehicle on the N2 after the accident. Motorists are cautioned to be attentive when driving close to horseboxes or any other trailers transporting livestock.
Emergency services on the accident scene on the N2 Tuesday morning.