EMER-G-MED Paramedics attended this incident.
Last night at 20:45 EMER-G-MED's RV5, C07 and A09 responded to the scene of a serious collision in Crystal Park on the corner of Geldenhuys and Protea Roads - east of Johannesburg.
On arrival paramedics found that a car had been rear-ended by another vehicle at a high-speed, leaving both vehicles heavily damaged. The back seat passenger of the rear-ended vehicle was found entrapped within the wreckage, having sustained serious head and facial trauma.
The Ekhuruleni Fire Departement freed the entrapped patient using the "jaws of life" and other hydraulic rescue equipment, while paramedics stabilised the patient - providing Advanced Life Support care.
Once extricated from the wreck the critically injured passenger was transported to a specialist trauma centre for further management.
EMPD were on the scene to investigate accordingly.
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