Multiple injured in a collision near Sarnia Road

30 April 2019 | From Arrive Alive


Eighteen people have been injured after a Taxi, vehicle and pedestrian were involved in a crash on Umbilo Road near Sarnia Road just after 7am this morning.

Rescue Care Paramedics arrived on the scene to find chaos. Multiple patients were scattered on the roadway and immediately more ambulances as well as Advanced Life Support Paramedics were dispatched. A total of eighteen people had sustained various injuries. Two patients a pedestrian and a passenger had sustained major injuries and needed Advanced Life Support to stabilise them on the scene. The passenger was entrapped and the Durban Fire Department had to use the Jaws of Life to cut the injured free. Once freed the patient was carefully extricated and loaded into the Lenmed1 helicopter where she was airlifted to a specialist facility. All the injured were transported to various Durban Hospitals for further care.

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

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