KNYSNA NEWS - An elderly man found himself in a bit of a hairy situation yesterday afternoon when the vehicle he was driving ploughed through the front of a barber shop on Knysna's Main Road.
The exact circumstances surrounding the accident are not known, but authorities have confirmed that an 82-year-old man was travelling in the direction of George when he lost control of his vehicle and drove through the front of Enzo Barber shop.
According to Southern Cape Police spokesperson Captain Malcolm Pojie, in the process of hitting the shop, the man struck a motorbike.
"The man struck a motorbike and from there went into the building," Pojie said. The motorbike belonged to shop owner Tarik Mallen, who was luckily in the back of the shop having lunch when the accident occurred.
Western Cape Emergency Medical Services spokesperson Byron la Hoe confirmed that the man was treated for minor injuries and transported to Life Knysna Private Hospital.
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