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Two found dead in locked vehicle

Two men in their 30s have been found dead in their vehicle this morning at the M13 onramp in Pinetown in KwaZulu Natal. ER24 crews were on their way to their local base when they noticed law enforcement officials standing near a light motor vehicle on the side of the road. Officials flagged down the…


Man shot in alleged hijacking, Pinetown

A man in his late 50s was moderately injured when he was shot in an alleged hijacking on Otter Volek Road in Pinetown, KwaZulu Natal. ER24 paramedics arrived on scene and treated the man for a gunshot wound on his leg. The patient’s state of pain and bleeding were managed before he was transported to…


Four injured in collision, KZN

Four people were injured this morning when a taxi t-boned a bakkie on the M7 near the St Johns bridge in Pinetown, KwaZulu Natal. When ER24 paramedics arrived on scene, they found the two vehicles on the side of the road. The bakkie had been pushed up and had come to rest on top of…


Two pedestrians injured on N3 Berea

Two pedestrians were injured in two separate collisions on the N3 near the Berea off ramp earlier this afternoon. At approximately 15:00 ER24’s Emergency Contact Centre received a call from a motorist that explained a man was hit by a vehicle before the Berea off ramp towards Pinetown. While the Emergency Call Taker was busy…

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A trip to work disrupted

Approximately 15 commuters were injured when their taxi overturned on the M13 in Pinetown, KwaZulu-Natal earlier this morning. ER24 paramedics arrived on scene to treat the 15 commuters for injuries ranging from minor to serious.  Some patients were suspected to have sustained spinal injuries while others had soft tissue injuries. One patient with serious injuries was…

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Woman knocked down and dies

A female pedestrian in her thirties died when she was knocked down by a light motor vehicle on the M19 in Pinetown this afternoon. The pedestrian was trying to cross the highway on a blind pass between Otto Volek and Blair Atholl roads when she was hit. Upon examination, ER24 paramedics discovered that she sustained…


Collision leaves man dead

A man has been found dead early this morning after the vehicle he was driving in hit a pole and  overturned before rolling down an embankment on Otto Volek road, Pinetown. ER24 paramedics were dispatched to the scene at 06h30 this morning, where they discovered the vehicle lying on its roof. Upon examination of the scene,…