KwaZulu-Natal: At 09H59 Monday morning Netcare 911 responded to reports of a collision on the R103 between Cato Ridge and Camperdown…

Reports from the scene indicate that the driver of a tipper truck carrying wet sand lost control around a bend resulting in a rollover crushing a small bakkie in the process.

The driver of the truck escaped injury however the male driver of the bakkie sustained serious injuries.

The bakkie driver an adult male believed to be 32-years-old requires advanced life support intervention to stabilise him.

The Fire and Rescue Services as well as the Netcare 911 Rescue Technician used the “Jaws of Life” to free the heavily entrapped patient.

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Due to the nature of the patient’s injuries the Netcare 5 specialised helicopter ambulance was activated to airlift the man to hospital for the specialised care he required.

All necessary authorities were on scene.

Image source: Netcare 911
Image source: Netcare 911
Image source: Netcare 911