Margate accident leaves drivers seriously injured

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A man sustained serious injuries after he collided with a tree in Wartski Drive Margate this morning. Reports indicate that the driver lost control of the vehicle at around 01h20, the vehicle veered off the road and collided with the tree.

Netcare 911 paramedics and the fire department arrived at the scene and found the driver still trapped in the mangled wreckage. While firemen used the Jaws of Life to free the injured man, medics had to clamber into the vehicle to stabilize the patient.

After he was deftly immobilized, medics removed the man from the wreckage and transported him to the Netcare Margate hospital for the care that he required.