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Truck driver airlifted to hospital following N14 Muldersdrift crash

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Truck driver airlifted to hospital following N14 Muldersdrift crash

Gauteng: At 07H25 Thursday morning Netcare 911 as well as other services responded to reports of a collision on the N14 direction Muldersdrift in the West Rand.

Truck driver airlifted to hospital following N14 Muldersdrift crash

Reports from the scene indicate that two trucks were involved in a collision.

Truck driver airlifted to hospital following N14 Muldersdrift crash

Medics found one of the driver’s, an adult male had sustained serious injuries and was treated on scene by paramedics from various services while the fire as well as various rescue services used hydraulic tools to free the man.

Truck driver airlifted to hospital following N14 Muldersdrift crash

The driver of the tanker truck had sustained moderate injuries and was treated on scene before being transported by a private ambulance to hospital for further treatment.

Truck driver airlifted to hospital following N14 Muldersdrift crash

Due to the serious nature of the tipper truck drivers injuries a Netcare 911 Helicopter ambulance was activated to airlift him to hospital.

Truck driver airlifted to hospital following N14 Muldersdrift crash

Source: Shawn Herbst, Media Liaison Officer, Netcare Limited, Netcare 911, Suite 102, 1st Floor, Umhlanga Medical Centre, 321 Umhlanga Rocks Drive, Umhlanga Ridge, 4320, South Africa, GPS Co-ordinates: S25°59’40.14’ E28°7”14.859’

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Maps Maponyane

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