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Truck driver injured in rollover

Truck driver

Gauteng: At 04H31 Saturday morning Netcare 911 responded to reports of a collision on Rand Airport Road at the N3/N17 split in Germiston. Reports from the scene indicate that the driver of a heavy motor vehicle lost control resulting while taking an offramp resulting in a rollover.

Truck driver injured in rollover

The driver, an adult male approximately forty years old and also the only occupant of the truck sustained moderate injuries.

The Ekuruleni Fire and Rescue Services with a Netcare 911 Rescue technician used hydraulic tools to free the heavily entrapped patient while a Netcare 911 Emergency Care Practitioner worked to stabilise him.

Truck driver injured in rollover

Once treated the patient was transported by ambulance to hospital for further treatment.

Shawn Herbst
Media Liaison Officer
Netcare Limited
Netcare 911

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