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5 Jan 2017
3:49 pm

Traffic officer airlifted after being hit by caravan wheel at roadblock

CNS reporter

Reports indicate the woman was hit by a wheel that came off a caravan at the roadblock.

Image courtesy Chance Agrella/Freerangestock.com

A traffic officer sustained serious injuries when she was hit by a wheel that came off a caravan at a road block on Thursday afternoon.

The officer was part of a roadblock set up on the N4 in Bronkhorstspruit, Kempton Express reported.

Athlenda Mathe of Netcare 911 said the Netcare helicopter was dispatched to a scene around 2pm.

Reports indicate the woman was hit by a wheel that came off a caravan at the roadblock.

“Because of the severity of her injuries, she was airlifted to a level 1 trauma facility in Johannesburg.”

– Caxton News Service

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