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Driver airlifted after slamming into back of truck

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Driver airlifted

Gauteng: At 13H35 Wednesday afternoon Netcare 911 responded to reports of a collision on the R21 before the R25 offramp in Glen Marais Kempton Park on the East Rand.

Reports from the scene indicate that a light delivery vehicle and a heavy motor vehicle were involved in a collision.

The driver of the bakkie a 46-year-old male who was also the only occupant of the vehicle had sustained serious traumatic injuries.

A Netcare 911 Emergency Care Practitioner stabilised the patient while the fire and rescue services used hydraulic tools to free him from the wreckage.

Due to the serious injuries sustained a Netcare helicopter ambulance was activated to airlift the man to a specialist facility for further treatment.

Shawn Herbst
Media Liaison Officer
Netcare Limited
Netcare 911

In Other News – Two police officers sustained critical injuries in shoot-out

Gauteng: Late Wednesday morning Netcare 911 responded to reports of a shooting near the Steve Biko hospital in Johannesburg.

Reports from the scene indicate that two police officers and as well as two suspects had been shot in an exchange of gunfire.

Two police officers injured

Multiple other suspected persons, as well as officers, were injured in the process. continue reading

Source – Shawn Herbst