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Man rescued from mangled vehicle

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A bakkie and light motor vehicle collided head on the R102 near Crocworld, Durban yesterday evening. ER24 Durban paramedics arrived on scene and discovered that the driver of the bakkie, a male in his early thirties, sustatined moderate to serious injuries. He was rescued from the badly wrecked vehicle by hydraulic rescue equipment. Thereafter, paramedics administered Advanced Life Support management and the patient was immobilised before transportation to hospital by ambulance. The two occupants of the light motor vehicle sustained minor to moderate injuries only and were treated on scene before being transported to hospital. The cause of the collision is unknown but local authorities were on the scene and investigations are underway.

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