It is understood that the man lost control of the vehicle and hit a signage board on a concrete slab. ER24 paramedics, Fire and Rescue as well as other services attended to the incident. On arrival, paramedics found the vehicle on the Durban bound carriageway.
There was severe damage to the front of the vehicle. The man, believed to be in his 30’s, was trapped in the vehicle. ER24’s Rescue vehicle and Fire and Rescue were on scene to extricate the man from the vehicle. The jaws of life was used to extricate him. Upon assessment of the patient it was found that he was in a critical condition.
A female passenger believed to be in her 20’s was found in the front seat of the vehicle. She was removed by pulling the door open. She sustained minor injuries. A woman believed to be in her 30’s as well as the two-month-old baby also sustained minor injuries.
All patients were treated and transported to hospital. The man’s condition deteriorated and paramedics had to begin resuscitation. Sadly, the man died at the hospital despite all efforts to save him.
Authorities were on scene for further investigations.
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