Umhlanga accident leaves man critically injured

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A man is in a critical condition after he lost control of his vehicle and collided with a bridge on the M41– M4 intersection. Reports from the scene indicate that the man lost control while rounding the bend at around 16h45, his vehicle veered off the road and collided with the bridge.

Netcare 911 paramedics arrived at the scene and found the driver still trapped in the wreckage in a critical condition. Firemen used the jaws of life to free the man from the wreckage, after medics skillfully immobilized the patient on a trauma board, they transported him to a local hospital for the care that he required.