Woman pinned to wall by truck, left critical.


A 34-year-old woman is in a critical condition after she was pinned to a wall by a truck on a farm in the Dargle area in Pietermaritzburg.

ER24 paramedics responded to the scene after they received reports of a woman being pinned between the rear of a truck and wall.

Upon arrival, paramedics found the patient lying on a nearby loading Bay surrounded by several colleagues.

Paramedics assessed the woman and found that she had sustained serious injuries to her pelvis, legs and was in a critical condition.

ER24 paramedics quickly initiated treatment and advanced life support interventions in an effort to stabilise her vital signs.

Once stable, the patient was immobilized and transported to Life Hilton Hospital for urgent treatment.

Local authorities will be conducting an investigation into this accident.

Russel Meiring
ER24 Spokesperson