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Newlands west shooting leaves man critically injured

July 28, 2014

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A man is fighting for his life after he sustained a critical gunshot wound while working on the R102 in the Newlands West area this morning. Exact detail to the cause of the shooting is still speculative and will remain a subject for police investigation and comment.

Netcare 911 advanced life support paramedic from Umhlanga received the call and immediately responded to the incident with a team of medics. When they arrived at the scene they found a man lying on the ground in a very critical condition.

After paramedics placed the critically wounded man on a ventilator and performed some specialised medical procedures to stabilise him, they transported him to a hospital in Umhlanga for the specialised care that he required.

R603 Bike collision leaves man seriously injured

July 27, 2014

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A biker was seriously injured after he was hit by a car on the R603 in Winklespruit this morning. Exact detail to the cause of the accident and preceding events will remain a subject for police comment.

Netcare 911 paramedics arrived at the scene and found the man lying on the roadway. After he was stabilised at the scene and skilfully immobilised on a trauma board they transported him to a local hospital for the care that he required.

Woman critical after collision on Yaldwyn Road in Jet Park

July 23, 2014

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A woman in her 20s is in a critical condition after she was hit by a car on Yaldwyn Road in Jet Park, Johannesburg.

When ER24 paramedics arrived on scene, they found the patient lying on the side of the road.

Members of the public had stopped and offered their assistance to the injured woman.

ER24 paramedics had to provide the patient with advanced life support due to her severe injuries.

Once stable, she was transported to a nearby hospital for urgent treatment.

Witnesses said that the woman had apparently crossed the road without noticing the oncoming vehicle.

Local authorities were on scene to investigate.

Garsfontein pedestrian crash leaves one injured

July 22, 2014

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Netcare 911 paramedics responded to a pedestrian accident on Rigel Avenue in Erasmuskloof, Garsfontein this afternoon.

Upon their arrival on scene they found that one person was seriously injured after being knocked over by a motor vehicle.

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

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

Woman critically injured in vehicle rollover at Maseru Border

July 19, 2014

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A woman in her forties was left critically injured after the vehicle she was travelling in overturned along the N8 near the Maseru border in the Free State yesterday.

ER24 paramedics arrived on scene and discovered the mangled vehicle stationed in the veld alongside the road.

The injured woman was seated in the front passenger seat of the vehicle, conscious but in immense pain.

Paramedics discovered that her right had been amputated during the collision.

She was immediately stabilised and rushed off to Pelanomi Hospital to receive urgent medical care.

There were no other vehicles or individuals on scene.

Officials are conducting the necessary investigations.

Pretoria motorcycle crash leaves one injured

July 17, 2014

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Netcare 911 paramedics and other services responded to a motorcycle accident on Wierda Road in Eldoraigne, Pretoria.

Upon their arrival on scene they found one person a in a serious condition following the accident.

The patient was transported to hospital after receiving treatment on scene.

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

One injured after a vehicle collided with a tree in Akasia in Pretoria

July 16, 2014

Netcare 911 ambulance

Netcare 911 paramedics and other services responded to an accident on Deetlefs Avenue in Akasia, Pretoria this morning.

Upon their arrival on scene they found that one person was injured after a vehicle collided with a tree.

The injured patient was treated on scene before being transported to hospital for further medical care.

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

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