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Boy falls, suffers seizure at school

A six-year-old boy is receiving medical attention after falling down a flight of stairs at a Durban school earlier today. ER24 paramedics attended to the child and found that he had sustained head injuries as well as a seizure. Paramedics treated and stabilised the patient and he was thereafter transported to hospital. It was reported…

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Northdene biker killed on M7

A 34-year-old man was killed this morning when he lost control of his motorbike on the M7 near the Northdene offramp in Durban, KwaZulu Natal. When ER24 paramedics arrived on scene, they found the motionless body of the biker lying in the slow lane of the highway. The patient’s motorbike lay 20 metres away on…

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Durban man killed in freak accident

A man in his 30s was killed this morning in an elevator accident in Durban CBD, KwaZulu Natal. ER24 paramedics, along with other services, arrived on scene and found a large group of bystanders gathered around a goods elevator. On assessment, paramedics found that a man had been crushed to death when he got caught…

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Pedestrian hit by vehicle on Queen Nandi Drive, Durban

A 38-year-old male pedestrian was found seriously injured on Queen Nandi Drive near Durban very early this morning. Just after 02:00 this morning, ER24 paramedics discovered the conscious man lying on the roadside on their way back from a previous emergency. Assessments revealed that he had sustained multiple suspected fractures in the collision. He was…

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Tractor driver critically injured in rollover, Durban

A 34-year-old man was critically injured when his tractor overturned down a dirt road in Botha’s Hill, Durban. ER24 paramedics arrived on scene and stabilised the man who had sustained back injuries. They thereafter transported him to R.K. Khan Hospital for urgent medical treatment. The man was found trapped beneath his tractor’s trailer. The incident…

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Two rescued after vehicle rolls down embankment

Two people were injured this afternoon when their vehicle rolled down an embankment on the P118 near Illovo, KwaZulu Natal. ER24 paramedics, along with provincial and SAPS rescue, arrived on scene and found that the vehicle had rolled 40 meters down the steep embankment. Emergency crews were lowered down to the patients lying on the…

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One dead, five critical in head on collision

A female in her 30s was killed and five others critically injured when two cars collided head – on on the M4 in Durban. When ER24 paramedics arrived on scene, they found the road blocked by the two mangled vehicles. The patients were spread across the scene. On assessment, paramedics discovered that one woman had…

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Couple injured in Durban motorbike collision

A woman in her 60s is in a critical condition after she and her husband were involved in a motorcycle collision on the M7 in Northdene, Durban this evening. ER24 paramedics found the woman to have sustained a serious head injury whilst her husband sustained moderate injuries. The couple was transported to Albert Luthuli Hospital…

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Man trapped in water trench, Durban

A 29-year-old man is trapped inside water trench at a residential property in Orient Hill in Isipingo, Durban. The man is believed to have been working on the property, constructing a ‘retainer wall’ when his leg got trapped under what is suspected to be debris. ER24 paramedics, fire department personnel and other rescue workers have…

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Young man critically injured in M7 collision

A man in his 20s was critically injured when his vehicle collided with a bakkie on the M7 in Durban yesterday afternoon. The young man was discovered to have sustained multiple suspected fractures. He was transported to RK Khan Hospital along with his two female passengers who sustained minor injuries. The driver of the bakkie…

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