Children injured in taxi collision, Marriannhill

Seven people were injured this afternoon, four of them children, after a taxi left the road and rolled on a district Road near Klaarwater in Marriannhill, KwaZulu Natal. ER24 paramedics responded to the scene and found the taxi near the Intake Road. Once on scene, paramedics found a taxi lying on its side in the…


Two separate truck collisions leaves four injured

Four people were left injured this afternoon in two separate truck collisions on the N3 Highway near Hammersdale in Pietermaritzburg. When ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene,  they found the overturned truck in the middle of the road. On assessment, paramedics found that three men had sustained moderate injuries. Fortunately no-one had sustained any serious…


Man injured after 8 metre fall

A 25-year-old man is in a serious condition after he fell 8 metres into a trench at a construction site in Waterfall near Hillcrest,  KwaZulu Natal. When ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene, they found the patient lying on the bank near a trench. Fellow colleges of the patient were crowded around the scene. When…


Man killed in Shongweni collision

A collision between a bus and a vehicle left a man dead and three others with moderate injuries. Two children aged eight and thirteen years, were amongst the injured. At approximately 1430 this afternoon paramedics from ER24 Hillcrest attended the collision on Shongweni Road bridge at the N3 where they found the vehicle still wedged…

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Cyclist seriously injured

One cyclist was seriously injured and another sustained minor injuries while riding in St Helier Road in Hillcrest this morning. It is understood the two, who were part of a group of cyclists, fell while riding downhill. ER24 paramedics arrived on scene they found the group of cyclists assisting a man. Paramedics took over. On…


Car slams into truck injuring three

Three men were injured this morning after a light motor vehicle slammed into the side of a truck on Old Richmond Road in Marrian Hill, Hillcrest. On arrival of ER24 paramedics, they found a light motor vehicle partially wedged beneath a scrap metal truck which sat in the middle of the road. Paramedics were relieved…


Seven injured in taxi collision, KZN

Seven people were injured this morning after a truck and taxi collided on the N3 highway near Hillcrest, KwaZulu Natal. When ER24 paramedics arrived on scene, they found a taxi stationed on the side of the road. The right side of the taxi had been completely ripped open. On assessment, paramedics found that seven occupants…


Bakkie rolls injuring two

Two people were injured this afternoon when their bakkie rolled multiple times on the N3 near Hillcrest, KwaZulu Natal. When Er24 paramedics arrived on scene, they found the light motor vehicle in a ditch next to the roadside. On assessment, paramedics discovered two people had sustained moderate injuries. The driver of the vehicle lay trapped…


Two killed in plane crash

Two men in their 30s were killed this evening when their plane crashed into a small stream near the D459 14km outside Newcastle, KwaZulu Natal. ER24 paramedics received the emergency call from SAPS and immediately responded to the scene. On arrival, paramedics discovered the light aircraft lying wrecked in the small stream. A veld fire…


Boy drowns in Hillcrest swimming pool.

A one-year old boy has died after he drowned in a swimming pool in the Hillcrest area, KwaZulu Natal. ER24 paramedics arrived on scene and found a young boy lying next to the pool. A bystander was busy administering CPR to the young patient. Paramedics immediately took over CPR, providing the patient with advanced life…