Fitness bunny Sbahle Mpisane was involved in a car accident on Thursday morning which has left her "fighting for her life" in ICU.
Speaking to DRUM her emotional father, Sbu Mpisane said: “It’s really bad. I don’t know where she was coming from. But she is in ICU fighting for her life at St Augustine Hospital in Durban."
“We are all here at the hospital and things are very emotional for us‚ as you can imagine having a child in the intensive care unit. She is still in a critical condition right now‚” he said.
Mpisane said the reason his daughter’s car had careened from the road and hit a pole remained unknown.
“There is a lot we still don’t know about how and why this happened. All we have been told is that she had an accident.”
Sbahle was allegedly driving her luxurious BMW 4 series down Victoria Embankment when the accident happened.
KZN SAPS spokesperson, Colonel Mbele told Drum: "Today at about 04:20, it is alleged that a vehicle crashed and burst into flames at the Victoria Embankment opposite the Wilson’s Wharf. The driver was injured and taken to hospital for medical attention. The cause of the accident is unknown at this stage. A case of reckless and negligent driving has been opened in Durban Central police station. Circumstances around the incident are being investigated."
Her boyfriend Itumeleng Khune posted a post wishing her speedy recovery.
Bafana Bafana goalkeeper Itumeleng Khune has spoken out for the first time since it was confirmed to TshisaLIVE that his girlfriend Sbahle Mpisane was involved in a car crash that has left her in a critical condition.
Sources within the emergency medical services told TshisaLIVE that Sbahle was critically injured when her car left the road and hit a pole on Wednesday. The vehicle overturned, leaving her trapped inside.
The star was apparently rushed to Netcare St Augustines Hospital and treated for multiple traumatic injuries.
RescueCare spokesman Garrith Jamieson confirmed that paramedics attended an accident on Margaret Mncadi Avenue (formerly Victoria Embankment) but would not be drawn into commenting on the identity of the person involved in the crash.