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Six injured in collision in Mitchells Plain

October 29, 2014

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Six people sustained moderate injuries this morning after a truck collided with a light motor vehicle on the Old Weltevreden Road in Mitchells Plain, Western Cape.

ER24 paramedics found that a light motor vehicle had collided with a truck. Both vehicles had then come to rest down a small embankment.

On assessment of the scene, paramedics found that one female patient from the light motor vehicle and five men from the truck had sustained moderate injuries in the collision.

Paramedics treated the patients for their injuries and thereafter transported them to Mitchells Plain Hospital for further medical treatment.

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

Head on collision leaves two injured, one critical on Bale Avenue in Yellow wood park

October 28, 2014

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Two people have been injured one critically so after a head on collision on Bale Avenue in Yellow wood park n Sunday evening around 7pm.

Rescue Care paramedics arrived on the scene to find that the two vehicles had collided head on blocking the entire roadway. An initial assessment revealed that two people had been injured. Rescue Care paramedics called for Advanced Life Support assistance as one of the injured had sustained critical injuries. Once both patients had been stabilized on scene they were transported to St Augustine’s for the further care that they required.

At this stage it is unclear what caused the collision however SAPS were on the scene and will be investigating further.

Regards

Garrith Jamieson

Operations Director

PMB N3 crash leaves man fighting for his life

October 26, 2014

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One man is fighting for his life while another miraculously escaped with minor injuries after their vehicle overturned on the N3 south near the Hilton off ramp. A report from the scene indicates that the vehicle was traveling towards Durban when it veered off the road and overturned, the driver was ejected and landed in the drainage area on the side of the roadway about fifty meters from the wreckage of the car.

Netcare 911 paramedics arrived at the scene and found the driver to have sustained life threatening injuries, the passenger was found at the side of the road with minor injuries. Medics worked fervently to stabilise the patient, after he was placed on a ventilator and immobilised on a trauma board they transported him to a hospital in Pietermaritzburg for the care that he required.

The passenger was treated at the scene and then transported to the same hospital for further medical care. Exact detail to the cause of the accident and preceding events will remain a subject for police investigation and comment.

Brakpan pedestrian crash leaves woman dead

October 21, 2014

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A woman tragically lost her life following a pedestrian accident on Airport road in Dalpark, Brakpan this morning.

Netcare 911 paramedics and other services arrived on scene and found the lifeless body of the woman lying on the roadway after she was knocked over by a motor vehicle.

Tragically there was nothing further that paramedics could to for the woman.

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

KZN KwaMashu road crash leaves one injured

October 17, 2014

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A thirty-eight-year-old man was injured after a motor vehicle overturned on the N2 south near Kwa Mashu this afternoon.

Netcare 911 paramedics arrived on scene and a motor vehicle had left the roadway, overturned and came to a standstill approximately thirty meters down an embankment.

Upon assessment of the occupant of the vehicle, they found that a man sustained serious injuries.

The injured man was treated on scene and transported to hospital for further medical care.

No other vehicles were involved with the accident.

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

KZN Verulam accident leaves one injured

October 16, 2014

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One person was injured after a vehicle overturned on the Ndwedwe Main Road near Verulam this afternoon.

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

Netcare 911 paramedics arrived on scene and immediately started assessing the occupant of the vehicle and found that the occupant had sustained serious injuries.

The injured patient was treated on scene and transported to a nearby hospital for further medical care.

No other vehicles were involved in the accident.

Ballito accident leaves one injured

October 14, 2014

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One person were injured after two vehicles collided at the intersection of the R102 and Compensation intersection in Ballito this afternoon.

Upon their arrival on scene paramedics found that the driver of a minibus sustained serious injuries after the vehicle collided with a heavy goods vehicle.

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

The injured man was treated on scene before he was transported to hospital for further medical care.

Traffic was affected following the accident.

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