Fatal crash on the M4 Durban bound near the Victoria Embankment

26 June 2022 | From Arrive Alive


One person has been killed and another left with serious injuries in an accident on the M4 Durban bound near the Victoria Embankment just after 5 am on Sunday morning. 

ALS Paramedics Medical Services arrived on the scene to find total carnage after a single vehicle had lost control and collided head-on into the concrete barrier. The driver, a male believed to be in his thirties sustained major injuries and was severely entrapped in the wreckage. The man was quickly assessed however there was nothing more Paramedics could do for him and he was declared deceased on the scene before the jaws of life and other hydraulic tools were used to remove the body from the wreckage. A passenger from the vehicle sustained serious injuries and was stabilized on the scene by Advanced Life Support Paramedics before being rushed to a nearby Durban hospital for the further treatment that he required.

At this stage, the events leading up to the accident are unknown however SAPS were on the scene and will be investigating further.
 

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