Man critical after being hit while crossing highway

2015-05-18 10:47
(Supplied, Netcare911)

(Supplied, Netcare911)

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Durban - A man is in a critical condition after he was hit by a vehicle while he was crossing the highway on Durban’s Queen Nandi Drive, paramedics said on Monday.

Netcare 911’s Chris Botha said the accident happened around 06:43.

“Reports from the scene indicate that the man tried to run across the highway with high volumes of traffic when a vehicle hit him.

“Paramedics arrived at the scene and found the patient lying on the roadway with life threatening injuries,” said Botha.

“Paramedics worked tirelessly to stabilise the man at the scene, after he was placed on a ventilator and skilfully immobilised on a trauma board.”

The man was airlifted to the Nkosi Albert Luthuli hospital for the specialised care.

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