Palesa Madisakwane and her 9-year-old daughter were involved in a serious car crash in Johannesburg on Saturday. They are lucky to be alive.
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She said she is grateful to be alive after a drunk driver crashed into her vehicle on Saturday. According to the Daily Sun, she was left with 20 stitches to her forehead and her daughter was severely traumatised.
The actress was driving in Witkoppen Road in Johannesburg. She said her daughter was asleep in the car. There was a bang and then she recalled her daughter crying when she realised that their car had been hit by another vehicle. She said she tried to open the doors but it was all locked.
Palesa shared pics from the accident as well as her injuries on her Instagram account yesterday with a strong statement on how she feels about drunk drivers. Check out her post below.
Palesa said she then saw smoke near the windscreen, afraid of getting burnt, she broke the glass and began to scream for help. She added that she was unsure she would get help because it was the middle of the night, but thanks God that there was some people around who responded to her cry for help.
Se recalled that there was blood everywhere and the people who helped, managed to take her daughter out through the boot of the vehicle before calling for an ambulance.
She said the driver who crashed into her vehicle, was drunk and had been arrested by police at the scene of the accident.
Palesa's car was badly damaged but she thanked God that they survived and said she wished the Government would campaign more on driving and driving and that the driver is held accountable for what he did.
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Almost a month ago, Briefly.co.za reported on another accident on the N2, which claimed the life of a former Springbok rugby player’s daughter.
Condolences poured in for ex-Springbok Gysie Pienaar’s daughter, whose life was taken in a horrific car accident that took place on the N2 in between Caledon and Botrivier.
Gysie’s daughter, Rene O'Ehley, was a mother of two and taught at Bredasdorop primary. Many ex-Springbok’s shared kind words for the family on social media.
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