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A woman who miraculously survived a crash got knocked and killed while searching for her cellphone

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In Durban, a woman has been reported to have died after she was knocked and killed by a moving vehicle.

The woman whose name was not disclosed was said to have miraculously survived a crash before she was knocked down by a car and got killed while searching for her cellphone.

Relating the news on Monday was Reaction Unit South Africa’s Prem Balram who said the woman had been a passenger in a bakkie that overturned on N2 between uMhlanga and North Coast Road.

“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 southbound lane and overturned. The couple was not injured in the 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.”

Balram said according to his knowledge, the vehicle that struck the woman did not stop.

“The woman landed approximately 50m away from the point of impact. Medics were called back to the scene and the female was pronounced deceased on their arrival.”

Captain Nqobile Gwala, said a case of culpable homicide was opened at Durban North police station for investigation.

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