Two seriously injured

2015-06-17 06:01

TWO people were injured, one seriously, after two vehicles collided head-on along the R102 on the Illovo river bridge on Friday evening, 12 June.

“Exact detail to the cause of the accident is still speculative and will remain a subject for police investigation and comment. “Netcare 911 paramedics and the fire department arrived at the scene and found the drivers of the vehicles still trapped in the twisted frames of their vehicles. “The road was littered with accident debris with the vehicles about 200 metres apart,” Chris Botha, Media Liaison Officer Netcare 911 reported.

“While firemen used the jaws of life to free the injured paramedics had to clamber into the wreckages to stabilise them. After the firemen removed the roof paramedics immobilised the female driver in a special harness and then placed her on a trauma board before removing her,” Botha said.

After the patients were stabilised medics transported them to hospital. - Supplied.

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