Ex-Miss SA survives car crash

2016-05-16 11:59
Liesl Laurie is the new Miss South Africa. (Supplied)

Cape Town - Former Miss South Africa, Liesl Laurie, was involved in a horrible car crash on Thursday, reports Sunday World.

The accident happened on the N1 highway just before the New Road offramp in Midrand.

An eyewitness revealed to Sunday World that Liesl was bumped at the back by another driver, and, as a result, she smashed into the back of a truck.

Liesl's publicist Jarred Doyle confirmed the accident and said his client was still shaken by the incident.

He added that Laurie planned to take a few weeks off from public appearances. "She has indicated that she will take a short break from driving because she needs time to forget about the accident," he said.

Well wishes for Liesl poured out on social media: