An incident in which an elevator plunged three
storeys at a business in Hunter Lane in Durban left one person dead and another
ER24 Spokesperson Russel Meiring said ER24
paramedics, along with provincial services, arrived on scene and were ushered
into the building were they found a number of people crowded around the
entrance of the elevator.
Mering added that on assessment, paramedics found the
lifeless body of a male and his critically injured colleague.
He also said that paramedics climbed into the
elevator and assessed both patients. Unfortunately, one of the patients had
already succumbed to his multiple fatal injuries.
“The second patient, a male, was found in a
critical condition. Paramedics and rescue services treated the patient for his
injuries and provided him with advanced life support. Once freed from the
elevator, he was transported to Addignton Hospital for urgent medical treatment.”
The exact details to the cause of the accident will
remain the subject of a police investigation.
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