Road crash in Ramsgate leaves female seriously injured

Netcare 911 ambulance

This afternoon Netcare 911 paramedics responded to a side-impact collision along National Road in Ramsgate. Reports indicate that a vehicle veered across the oncoming traffic and was struck in the side by a light motor vehicle.

Paramedics and the fire department arrived at the scene and found the female still trapped in the wreckage of her vehicle, the driver of the other vehicle escaped uninjured. Firefighters used the Jaws of Life to remove the door of her vehicle to allow medics to remove her from the wreckage. The patient was stabilised at the scene by the Netcare 911 advanced Life Support paramedic before she was transported to a nearby hospital by a private ambulance service.