KZN man survives 80m plunge off bridge

2015-12-28 13:29
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Durban – A 52-year-old man survived an 80m plunge off a bridge on the N2 in KwaZulu-Natal after he lost control of his car on Monday morning, paramedics said.

"He sustained a partial amputation on one of his limbs and has multiple fractures," IPSS Medical Rescue spokesperson Paul Herbst said.

He lost control of the car and it veered off the bridge over the Nonoti River in KwaZulu-Natal. Police search and rescue teams struggled to get to the man, who was trapped in his car. 

After they freed him he was airlifted to Albert Luthuli Hospital in Durban.

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