Incidents July 7, 2020
[ELANDSLAAGTE] – Two critical in head-on collision.
Two men were left critically injured on Sunday evening when a light motor vehicle and a bakkie collided head-on on the N11 in Elandslaagte, KwaZulu Natal.
ER24 paramedics, along with other services, arrived on the scene at 20h50 to find the bakkie on its roof on the side of the road while the light motor vehicle was found lying upright. The drivers of the vehicles, both men, were found lying in their vehicles.
Ladysmith Fire Services carefully extricated the patients from the vehicles and paramedics thereafter assessed them, finding both to be in a critical condition.
The patients were treated for their injuries and thereafter transported to a provincial hospital in Newcastle for urgent treatment.
The details surrounding this incident are not yet known but local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.