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Woman who survived car crash is killed minutes later while searching for her phone.

 The woman after involving in the incident on Monday is confirmed dead. She had a terrible accident while searching for her phone.

 The 28-year-old had earlier survived a car crash but was killed by another car while she search for her cellphone which went missing after the earlier survival.

 The incident attracted many attention and some of the residents who were eyewitness said they were in awe seeing the young woman in such a terrible state. They therefore reported the incident to authorities, who came in to intervene.

 From the statement given by the Reaction Unit South Africa (RUSA), it stated that the victim died on that instance even before she was conveyed to the hospital. 

Below is an except of the statement;

“A passenger in a Toyota Hillux bakkie that overturned was killed while searching for her cellphone on the south bound lane of the N2 between Umhlanga and North Coast Road this morning.”

“A member of Reaction Unit South Africa (RUSA) was on patrol on the highway when he noticed the bakkie lying on its side. The Officer called for assistance at 04:09. The driver of the overturned vehicle informed the Reaction Officer that he was travelling with his girlfriend from Pinetown to Cornubia. As they approached the Umhlanga offramp he lost control of his vehicle which veered into the south bound lane and overturned. The couple were not injured in the initial accident.

“Emergency Services began clearing the scene when the female decided to search for her missing cellphone. She was struck by an unknown vehicle which was travelling on the extreme right lane. The vehicle sped off without stopping. The woman landed approximately 50 meters away from the point of impact.

“Medics were called back to the scene and the female was pronounced deceased on their arrival.”

 Meanwhile the Police is said to be currently investigating the case to ascertain any requisite information. The case currently at the Durban North police station.

“This morning at 5am, a 28-year-old female was allegedly knocked by a vehicle on the N2 South Bound Bridge” a statement from Durban North police command.

 The family of the deceased wept uncontrollably after hearing the news.

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