Durban paramedic seriously injured after car crashes into ambulance on accident scene



An accident on an accident scene but this time, the rescuer was affected in Durban.

Durban paramedic who was treating a patient at the scene of an accident got seriously injured after another motorist lost control and crashed into the ambulance he was working in.

“Rescue Care paramedics together with other private ambulance services were on the scene of a single motor vehicle that had overturned on the freeway.”

“While the paramedics were assessing one of the occupants in their ambulance,  a vehicle on the westbound carriageway, lost control of his motor vehicle and went through the centre median colliding into the side of the ambulance before coming to rest on its roof,” the ambulance service said in a statement.

The paramedic who was in the ambulance suffered severe injuries.

He had to be stabilised on the scene before he was being transported to hospital.

“The two occupants from the motor vehicle sustained moderate injuries and were transported to hospital for further treatment.”

Police are still investigating the incident

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