Paramedic killed in KZN ambulance, truck crash

2015-09-24 14:18

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Johannesburg - A paramedic was killed when an ambulance collided with a truck in KwaZulu-Natal early on Thursday, the provincial Emergency Medical Services said.

The 32-year-old woman was driving the ambulance at the time of the crash, which took place on the R612 between Ixopo and Donnybrook, said spokesperson, Robert McKenzie.

She and her colleague were on their way to attend to a child suffering from diarrhoea. The paramedic died on the scene. She had a husband and three children.

Her colleague, who had been on the job for two months, was seriously injured. 

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