One man is fighting for his life while another miraculously escaped with minor injuries after their vehicle overturned on the N3 south near the Hilton off ramp. A report from the scene indicates that the vehicle was traveling towards Durban when it veered off the road and overturned, the driver was ejected and landed in the drainage area on the side of the roadway about fifty meters from the wreckage of the car.
Netcare 911 paramedics arrived at the scene and found the driver to have sustained life threatening injuries, the passenger was found at the side of the road with minor injuries. Medics worked fervently to stabilise the patient, after he was placed on a ventilator and immobilised on a trauma board they transported him to a hospital in Pietermaritzburg for the care that he required.
The passenger was treated at the scene and then transported to the same hospital for further medical care. Exact detail to the cause of the accident and preceding events will remain a subject for police investigation and comment.