⚠️❗❗❗ 4 People Critical After Head On Collision:
Lighthouse Road, Umhlanga:
4 people are left with moderate to life threatening injuries after a head in collision on Lighthouse Road in Umhlanga this evening.
Emergency services, Netcare 911, Crisis Medical, Er24, Kzn Vip Medical And Life 24 were all working hand in hand to stabilise the 4 patients.
2 patients required Advanced Life Support intervention, Gary Paul of netcare 911 and the team assisted and managed to stabilise patients on scene before transporting to medical facilities in the area.
As per witnesses it is believed that the blue Mercedes-Benz had lost control and came over the island before colliding into another vehicle, it is also believed that 2 occupants of the Mercedes fled the scene leaving the driver fighting for his life. The driver of the Blue Mercedes was entrapped in the vehicle for over an hour whilst fire fighters and medics worked to free him, eventually the roof was cut and the patient was freed, MEDICS then began immobilization and further stabilisation on the patient.
Tow trucks who were first on scene managed to extinguish a fire which started at the engine area of the Mercedes.