At 07h48 Netcare 911 paramedics responded to a tractor that overturned on the Otto’s Bluff Road in Pietermaritzburg. Reports from the scene indicate that the tractor and trailer was transporting 20 labourers to work when it overturned.
Netcare 911 paramedics and other services arrived at the scene and found the injured lying on the roadway. One man was in a critical condition while the remainder sustained injuries ranging from serious to minor.
Medics stabilised the injured at the scene before transporting them to local hospitals for the care that they required.