Two injured in head-on collision on the R56 in Thornville, Pietermaritzburg

safety preventing head-on crash

On Thursday Morning at 09h48 Netcare 911 paramedics responded to a head-on collision on the R56 in Thornville, Pietermaritzburg. Reports from the scene indicate that a light delivery vehicle and a Heavy goods vehicle collided head-on. Exact detail to the cause of the crash though will remain a subject for police investigation.

Paramedics arrived at the scene and found that the female driver of the Light delivery vehicle sustained critical injuries while her passenger sustained serious injuries, the driver of the heavy goods vehicle escaped uninjured.

Paramedics stabilised the inured at the scene and after immobilising them on trauma boards, they transported the wounded to specialised facilities in Pietermaritzburg for the care that they required.