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[PIETERMARITZBURG] Seven injured in multiple vehicle collision

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Seven people were injured following a multiple vehicle collision on the N3 at the Church offramp in Pietermaritzburg this afternoon.

When ER24 paramedics arrived at the scene shortly after 17H30, they found another medical service already in attendance. Upon further assessment, paramedics found a woman who was entrapped in a vehicle. She had to be extricated using the jaws of life and was found to have sustained moderate injuries. Six others on the scene were found to have sustained minor injuries.

It is understood that there was an initial collision between two trucks and a vehicle before a secondary collision with two vehicles followed.

ER24, as well as another medical service on the scene, transported the patients to various hospitals for further medical care.

The exact circumstances surrounding the incident were not known to our paramedics, but police were on the scene for further investigations.

 

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