Pietermaritzburg R33 road crash leaves two injured

Two people were injured , one critically so, after a vehicle veered off the road and collided with the Armco barriers on the R 33 by the Wartburg off ramp last night. Details to the cause of the accident are still speculative and will remain a subject for police investigation.

Netcare 911 paramedics and the fire service arrived at the scene and found the injured still trapped in the wreckage. While firemen worked tirelessly for three hours to extricate the patient medics worked fervently to stabilise them.

After the injured were extricated and skilfully immobilised on spinal boards, medics transported them to nearby hospitals for the specialised care that they required.