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Two seriously injured in Pinetown collision

March 27, 2015

Two men were injured this morning after their vehicle rolled on the M13 under the St Johns bridge in Pinetown, KwaZulu Natal.

ER24 paramedics arrived on scene and found the two patients lying next to their wrecked vehicle. It is understood that the driver lost control of his vehicle, causing it to roll.

On assessment, paramedics found that both men had sustained multiple injuries and were in a serious condition.

The patients were treated for their injuries and thereafter transported to RK Khan Hospital for further treatment.

Local authorities were on scene for further investigations.

Pretoria pedestrian collision leaves man injured

March 26, 2015
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A man was injured following a pedestrian accident on Milfoil Road near Cole Road in Pretoria, Wednesday evening.

Exact detail surrounding the cause of the pedestrian accident and preceding events are still unknown and will remain the subject of a police investigation.

Netcare 911 paramedics and other services arrived at the scene and found a man lying on the roadway after he was knocked over by a motor vehicle.

Upon assessment, paramedics found that the man had sustained serious injuries during the accident.

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

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Glenmore beach drowning leaves one dead

March 25, 2015

A man has tragically died after a drowning incident at Glenmore beach on the Natal south coast this afternoon. A report from the scene indicates that the man was pulled from the water by NSRI and bystanders who started CPR immediately.

Netcare 911 paramedics arrived at the scene and found the manĀ  lying unresponsive on the beach with people doing CPR. Medics immediately started with advanced life support resuscitation, but despite all their efforts, they declared the man dead at the scene.

Pretoria Menlyn pedestrian accident leaves man critical

March 25, 2015
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A man was injured following a pedestrian accident on Garsfontein Road in Menlyn this afternoon.

Netcare 911 paramedics and other services arrived at the scene and found the injured man lying on the roadway after he was knocked over by a vehicle.

Upon assessment of the man, paramedics found that the fifty-year-old man sustained critical injuries during the accident.

The critically injured man was treated at the scene and rushed to hospital for the urgent medical care that he required.

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

The occupants from the vehicle were not injured during the accident.

Traffic is severely affected as two lanes had been closed down resulting in heavy backed up traffic.

Roodepoort Horizon View pedestrian crash leaves man critical

March 24, 2015
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A thirty-three-year-old man was critically injured following a pedestrian accident on Ontdekkers Road in Horizon View, Roodepoort this morning.

Exact detail surrounding the cause of the pedestrian accident and preceding events are still unclear and will remain the subject of a police investigation.

Netcare 911 paramedics arrived at the scene and found the man lying on the roadway. Upon assessment of the injured man, paramedics found that the man had sustained critical injuries after he was knocked over by a vehicle.

The critically injured man was treated at the scene and rushed to hospital, under the care of an advance life support paramedic, for the urgent medical care he required.

15 Injured in crash at intersection at entrance of Zwartskop Raceway

March 23, 2015
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Fifteen people were injured following an accident on the R55 at the intersection at the entrance of Zwartskop Raceway in Zwartskop, Centurion this morning .

Netcare 911 paramedics and other services arrived at the scene and found that a minibus and motor vehicle collided at the intersection resulting in traffic being severely affected.

Upon assessment of all the occupants from both vehicle, they found that eight people had sustained serious injuries and seven people sustained minor to moderate injuries.

All the injured patients were treated at the scene and transported to various hospitals for further medical care.

Exact detail surrounding the cause of the collision and preceding events will remain the subject of a police investigation.

 

 

Pietermaritzburg Edendale road accident leaves 8 injured

March 21, 2015

Arrive alive tweet checklistEight people were injured, three children under the age of eight, in a rear end accident along Edendale Road in Pietermaritzburg this evening. A report from the scene indicates that the bakkie with a load of people was stationary at an intersection when another vehicle slammed into them.

Netcare 911 paramedics and other services arrived at the scene and after they stabilised the injured at the scene, they transported them to a nearby hospital for the care that they required.

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