Rescue for KZN bridge accident

2014-12-06 17:35
(File: Netcare 911)

(File: Netcare 911)

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Johannesburg - A rescue operation was carried out after a vehicle drove off a bridge in Kloof, near Durban, KwaZulu-Natal paramedics said on Saturday.

One person was injured in the Everton Road incident on Friday night, said Netcare 911 spokesperson Santi Steinmann.

Paramedics and other rescue services had to clamber down the embankment to reach the patient.

"A lengthy rescue operation was started to hoist the patient back to the top of the road in a rescue basket," she said.

"Once the patient was at the top of the road, he was treated and transported to hospital for further medical care."

She did not say how long the operation took.

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