On Sunday morning at 00.47 Netcare 911 paramedics responded to a collision along the Howick Main Road. Reports from the scene indicate that a vehicle veered off the roadway and overturned, exact detail to the cause however will form part of the South African Police investigation.
Paramedics arrived at the scene and found that one man had sustained Life threatening injuries while four escaped with minor injuries. The Netcare Emergency Care Practitioner placed the critically wounded man on a ventilator and after spinally immobilising him they transported the patient to a specialised facility in Pietermaritzburg for the care that he required.
The four patients with minor injuries were transported to the same hospital by another ambulance service.