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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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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

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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.

Pretoria collision leaves two injured

September 2, 2014

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Netcare 911 paramedics and other services responded to an accident on the R50 Delmas Road in Wingate Park, Pretoria.

Upon their arrival on scene they found that two motor vehicles had collided resulting in two people sustaining serious injuries.

The injured patients were 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.

 

KZN N2 Ballito collision leaves one critically injured and 5 with moderate injuries

August 30, 2014

Netcare 911 ambulance

Netcare 911 paramedics and other services responded to an accident on the N2 north bound approximately two kilometres before the Ballito off-ramp in KZN.

Upon their arrival on scene they found that two vehicles collided. One vehicle burst into flames and the second vehicle came to a standstill down an embankment.

The Kwa Dakuza Fire and Rescue team extinguished the burning vehicle.

One person was found to be in a critical condition and after receiving treatment on scene, the patient rushed to hospital for urgent medical care.

A further five people sustained minor to moderate injuries.

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

 

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