One man was injured this
morning after his taxi overturned on the M13 Fields Hill in Pinetown, KwaZulu
“ER24 paramedics found a taxi lying
on its side of the road. It is believed that the driver lost control of the
vehicle, causing it to crash into the barrier and overturn”, said ER24
Spokesperson Russel Meiring.
“Paramedics assessed the lone
occupant and found that he had sustained moderate injuries”, He added.
“The man was treated and
thereafter transported to St Marys Hospital for further treatment”, He concluded.
Meanwhile a woman believed to
be in her late 20’s, was killed in the early hours of this Morning after she
was electrocuted in the Jika Joe rural settlement on East Street in
“ER24 paramedics were called
to the scene by local authorities who had come across the incident. Once on
scene, paramedics found the body of a woman lying on the muddy ground near some
exposed wires”, said Meiring.
“On assessment, paramedics found that the
patient had sustained a severe burn wound to her hand and back and showed no
signs of life”, He said.
“Unfortunately nothing could
be done for the patient and she was declared dead on scene”, He added.
“It is believed the woman had
been walking along when she tripped and fell into the exposed wires, which had
been apparently illegally connected”, said Meiring.
Labels: Two separate accidents in the early hours of the morning