Details of Zuma car crash unclear

Three of Jacob Zuma's children are recovering in hospital after they were involved in a car accident.

President Jacob Zuma. Picture: Christa Eybers/EWN.

JOHANNESBURG - Three of President Jacob Zuma's children are recovering in a Pietermaritzburg hospital after they were involved in a car accident.

Exact details of the crash aren't yet known.

In statement issued late on Friday, the president's office only confirmed that the three Zuma siblings were in a serious condition following the crash.

The presidency says they were rushed to hospital along with a cousin they were travelling with at the time.

The presidency is remaining mum on the matter.

Provincial transport and emergency officials were also unable to shed light on what exactly happened.