A woman and two men have been
left critical condition after a head on collision on the bank road near
ER24 spokesperson Russel
Meiring reported when ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene, they found the two
vehicles on the side of the road. Both vehicles had sustained a large amount of
damage in the collision.
On assessment, paramedics
discovered a man and woman trapped inside their vehicle while another man lay
trapped inside the second vehicle. All three patients were found to be in a critical
Paramedics and rescue services
had to use the jaws-of-life to free trapped patients.
Once freed, paramedics treated
the patients and provided them with advanced life support interventions.
Once treated the female
patient was airlifted by a medical helicopter to Baragwanath Hospital.
“The two male patients were
transported by ambulance to Carletonville Hospital.” Russel Meiring said.
The cause of the collision is
not yet known but local authorities were on scene for further investigations Meiring
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