paramedics and other services responded to an accident scene in Hilton this
Netcare 911 Spokesperson Chris Botha said a
female has tragically died while a man sustained serious injuries in a
Reports indicate that the vehicle left the
roadway and rolled down a steep embankment before coming to rest on the railway
line with the female pinned under the wreckage.
Botha added that when they arrived they found
the female to have sustained life threatening injuries while the man was in a
serious condition, both were in their twenties.
“Emergency personnel worked eagerly to save
the critically wounded female for an extensive period, tragically though she
died on scene due to the extensive injuries that she sustained. The seriously
injured man was transported by ambulance to an area hospital in
Pietermaritzburg for the care that he required.” Botha said.
Labels: One died and one seriously injured in an accident in Hilton