Two accidents reported

2016-07-12 06:05
Photo: supplied The scene of the Kloof accident.

Photo: supplied The scene of the Kloof accident.

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A COLLISION involving a vehicle occurred on the M13 near Kloof on Thursday afternoon.

ER24’s Pieter Rossouw said that a light delivery vehicle driver allegedly lost control and overturned the vehicle.

“When ER24 paramedics arrived they found that the driver was trapped under the vehicle. He had sustained severe trauma to one of his arms as well as head injuries.

“With the help of the fire department, the man was extricated from underneath the vehicle. ER24 paramedics provided the man with advanced life support interventions and transported him to St Augustine Hospital,” he said.

The road was closed for over an hour and traffic was heavily affected.

In a separate incident later that evening Netcare 911 paramedics responded to a two-vehicle collision on the Kassier Road bridge over the M13 in Shongweni.

Paramedics found that a man in his forties had sustained serious injuries. The man was treated at the scene and then transported to a nearby hospital. Both accidents is under investigation. - Supplied.

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