“I’m just so thankful the Lord sent some angels to hold my family together,” says the 50-year-old.
Darren confirmed the news in an Instagram post published on Saturday.
He said the crash took place on a deserted stretch of a highway in KwaZulu-Natal.
Darren says the airbags of his wife’s car were damaged during the crash and apparently failed to deploy.
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He also thanked commander of the police’ accident unit in Pietermaritzburg Dolf Otto for his speedy response.
“The fact that you called in help to bring my wife and children from a deserted stretch of a highway to a safe haven speaks volumes of your humanity.”
His wife, Dunay van Heerden also took to social media to express her gratitude, posting a picture with the text ‘Dear God, I just wanted to say thank you’.