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KZN La Lucia vehicle rollover leaves three injured

September 26, 2014

Netcare 911 ambulance

Three people were injured after a motor vehicle overturned on the M4 south bound in La Lucia last night after 19h00. Exact detail to the cause of the roll over and preceding events are subject to a police investigation.

Paramedics and other services arrived on scene an found three people were fortunate to escape the accident with minor to moderate injuries.

The three injured people were treated on scene and transported to hospital for further medical care.

The traffic was severely affected as a result of the accident.

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Crash Types and Types of Injury

 

KZN Margate crash into pedestrian leaves woman dead

September 23, 2014

Pedestrian safety pic

A woman tragically lost her life after she was knocked over by a motor vehicle on the R61 before Sea Slopes off-ramp in Margate, Kwa-Zulu Natal.

Exact detail to the cause of the pedestrian accident and preceding events will remain the subject of a police investigation.

Paramedics arrived at the scene and found the lifeless body of the woman laying on the roadway. The woman died prior to paramedics’ arrival due to the extensive injuries she had sustained during the accident.

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Pedestrian safety in South Africa

Faerie Glen pedestrian crash leaves man critical

September 18, 2014

Netcare 911 ambulance

A pedestrian accident on Atterbury Road in Faerie Glen, Pretoria left a man in a critical condition.

Paramedics arrived on scene and found the critically injured man laying on the roadway after he was knocked over by a motor vehicle.

The man was treated on scene, immobilised on a trauma board and rushed to hospital, under the care of an Advance Life Support Paramedic, for the urgent medical care that he requires.

Exact detail to the cause of the accident and preceding events will remain the subject of a police investigation.

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Pedestrian Safety in South Africa

Bronkhorstspruit collision leaves one critically injured

September 13, 2014

Netcare 911 ambulance

One person is in a critical condition after two vehicles collided on the R25 near Lynwood Road in Bronkhorstspruit this afternoon.

Upon their arrival on scene they found the road obstructed after the two vehicles collided.

After assessment of the patients it was found that one person sustained critical injuries. Two other people sustained minor injuries and did not require hospitalisation.

The critically injured patient was treated on scene and rushed to hospital for the urgent medical care required.

Exact detail to the cause of the accident and preceding events will remain the subject of a police investigation.

 

One dead, two critical after vehicle rollover on the R59 near Midvaal

September 10, 2014

ER24 Call cENTRE

A man in his 30s was killed and two other injured this morning when their vehicle rolled on the R59 near Midvaal in Johannesburg South.

ER24 paramedics arrived on scene and found the light motor vehicle on the side of the road lying on its roof.

On assessment, paramedics found that one man had already succumbed to his injuries. Two other men lay inside the wrecked vehicle.

Paramedics carefully removed the patients from the vehicle before they could begin their treatment. Once freed from the vehicle, paramedics treated the patients and provided them with advanced life support.

The AER24 Helicopter was called in to transport one of the critically injured to a nearby hospital for urgent treatment. The remaining patient was transported to hospital by ambulance for further treatment.

The cause of the collision is not yet known but local authorities were on scene for further investigations.

Randburg collision leaves motorcyclist critically injured

September 8, 2014

Think Bike

Netcare 911 paramedics and other services responded to an accident on Tungsten Road in Strydom Park, Randburg this morning.

Upon their arrival on scene they found a motorcyclist laying in the roadway, after a motor vehicle and motorcycle collided. The roadway was covered with debris from the impact.

The twenty-two year old motorcyclist was found to have sustained critical injuries. The injured man was treated on scene and immobilised before he was transported to hospital, under Advance Life Support care, for the urgent medical care that he required.

Exact detail to the cause of the accident and preceding events will remain the subject of a police investigation.

Krugersdorp intersection collision leaves biker critically injured

September 5, 2014

Think Bike

A biker is in a critical condition after an accident with a vehicle at the intersection of Onderste and third roads in Krugersdorp North this afternoon. A report from the scene indicates that the biker was flung off the bike on impact and his body slammed into a concrete pillar. The man was then pulled into the nearby bush and robbed.

Netcare 911 paramedics arrived at the scene and found the man lying on the verge with life threatening injuries. After he was stabilised at the scene and skilfully immobilised on a trauma board they transported the man to a hospital in Johannesburg for the specialised care that he required.

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