Incidents November 2, 2022
[LADYSMITH] – Panel van and truck collide, leaving man critically injured.
This morning, a man was critically injured when a panel van and truck collided on the N3 outside Ladysmith, KwaZulu Natal.
ER24 and the Ladysmith Fire Services arrived on the scene at 11h28 to find a panel van and truck in the middle of the road. On closer inspection, medics found a man, believed to be in his 30s, lying trapped inside the panel van in a critical condition.
The Ladysmith Fire, along with N3TC and members from Daves Panelbeaters, used specialised equipment and a pulley system to free the man from the vehicle.
Once released, the man was treated and immediately transported to Ladysmith Provincial Hospital for further care.
Local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.