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Miss SA recovering after car crash

Miss SA Adè van Heerden says she is struggling with "intense whiplash" after her crash.

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Miss South Africa Adè van Heerden has some "minor bumps and bruises" after a car accident at the weekend.

Pageant officials confirmed that Adè was involved in a crash on Sunday afternoon. 

"We are relieved to report that despite minor bumps and bruises, Adè is well. We thank everyone for respecting her privacy while she recovers," @Official_MissSA tweeted. 

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The two-car collision occurred in Johannesburg's Randpark Ridge. 

The beauty queen was driving the sponsored car she received when she was crowned Miss SA after Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters became Miss World. 

She was travelling alone, according to Nine Squared Communications. Fortunately, no fatalities or serious injuries were reported. 

Adè revealed on Instagram: "After my accident on Sunday I have been struggling with intense whiplash and muscle stiffness to the right hand side of my body."

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