09 Subject: Brick truck crashes through wall after partial head-on collision with tow truck.Statement: At approximately 09h20 on Thursday morning 12 March 2009, Netcare 911 paramedics responded to reports of a very serious collision involving several vehicles on Douglas road near to the corner of Alexander road in Douglasdale in the Fourways area. Picture. Netcare 911

Durban - A 17-year-old boy was swept out to sea at Tinley Manor beach on the KwaZulu-Natal north coast on Thursday, paramedics said.

“Reports indicate that the bather went out in extremely turbulent water when he was swept out to sea and disappeared under the water,” Netcare 911 spokesman Chris Botha said.

Lifeguards were searching for the boy when paramedics arrived. Police took over the search effort, Botha said.