An accident involving two trucks left three people
dead on the N3, Lions Head in KwaZulu Natal.
It is believed that the two trucks collided
ER24 Spokesperson Russel Meiring said ER24
paramedics, as well as rescue services arrived on scene and found both trucks
at the bottom of the roadside embankment. Unfortunately both trucks had
sustained a severe amount of damage in the collision.
“On assessment, paramedics discovered that three
men from both trucks had sustained multiple fatal injuries in the head-on
collision. Unfortunately nothing more could be done for the patients and they
were declared dead.” Meiring added.
He also said one patient from one of the trucks was
found on scene with minor injuries. Paramedics treated the patient for his
injuries and thereafter transported him to a nearby hospital for further
Meiring further said that Rescue services had to
use the jaws-of life equipment to free the trapped patients from the wreckage
The exact details of the cause of the accident will
remain the subject of a police investigation.
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