43 days after her tragic accident, Pietermaritzburg cyclist, Ingrid Flint (57), has sadly passed away.

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On the 4th of June, the owner of Jowetts Cycles, Ingrid Flint (57) from Ashburton, Pietermaritzburg was involved in a horrific, near-fatal car accident when she crashed into an 18-wheeler truck head-on while traveling to Durban on the N3.

When the paramedics arrived on the scene, Ingrid was found unconscious and had to be sedated due to the severe head and back injuries she sustained. She was then taken to ICU at St. Annes Hospital in Pietermaritzburg.

Learn more about Ingrid’s medical journey on her website here.

Ingrid’s car after her traumatic accident.

Ingrid has sadly passed away

Suffering brain damage and tremendous physical injuries, Ingrid Flint, sadly lost her life on 17 July 2021.  Our heartfelt condolences go out to the Flint family.

It’s with a broken heart that we as a family want to let you know that my mom has passed away. She fought for 43 days like a soldier. I am so grateful to everyone who has stood with us and supported us.
We were able to give her the best shot at recovery as possible. Please can I ask for everyone to give us a little space to deal with this as a family. -says Ingrid’s son, Gary Flint posted on her WhatsApp group.

Thank you to the kind donors

A kind thank you to the generous donors, both locally and abroad, who raised over R90 000 for Ingrid’s medical treatment and recovery on BackaBuddy. https://www.backabuddy.co.za/ingrid-flint

For more information

Visit Ingrid’s website or join her WhatsApp group.

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