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Durban industrial accident leaves man injured

A worker sustained serious injuries after he was struck by a chain on a ship in the Durban harbour today. Exact detail to the events leading up to the incident is still speculative and will remain a subject for investigation. Netcare 911 paramedics arrived at the scene and had to clamber down ladders to the […]

Head on collision leaves two seriously injured

Just after 9pm last night Friday 26 April Rescue Care paramedics were called to a serious head on collision on Mt Batten Drive just after Battersea Avenue in Resevoir Hills. On arrival paramedics found that two vehicles had collided head on after negotiating a sharp bend. Paramedics found three people from both vehicles had sustained […]

4 Injured In R102 Smash

Crisis Medical paramedics responded to a two vehicle collision on the R102 at Mount Moriah in Durban at 16:30 yesterday. First on scene, paramedics began assessing the occupants of the vehicles and it was established that 4 people had sustained injuries ranging from minor to moderate. The injured were stabilised on scene before being transported […]

One Dead, One Critical when knocked down by train in Durban

One person has died and another person is in a critical condition after a train knocked them down while they were on the railway line in Durban CBD this morning. ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene and found the two men both believed to be in their forties lying on the side of the tracks. […]

Worker injured in Durban Nature reserve by falling tree branch

A worker is in a serious condition after a tree branch collapsed and fell on his leg at the pigeon Park in Glenwood this afternoon. Reports indicate that the large branch of a tree broke off and fell twenty meters to the ground severely injuring the man that was walking by under the tree. Netcare […]

Two men injured after Durban hotel wall collapsed.

Two men were seriously injured after a wall collapsed at a Durban Hotel this afternoon. Reports indicate that the men were standing on scaffolding when the wall collapsed, trapping the workers between the bricks and scaffolding. Netcare 911 paramedics their rescue unit and the S A P search and rescue arrived at the scene to […]

Female Injured In Durban North Accident

Crisis Medical paramedics responded to a collision at the intersection of Northway and Romsey Grove at 08:15 this morning in Durban North. First on scene, paramedics found that a 30 year old female had sustained serious spinal injuries. Great care was taken to fully immobilised the patient to reduce any further injury before transporting her […]

Man drowns in Durban

A man has tragically drowned on the Durban beach front this evening at around 19h30. Reports came in from fisherman that they spotted a man floating in the surf near Joe Cools . Netcare 911 rescue unit and the life guards entered the surf and pulled the man onto the beach, tragically the man in […]

Durban train accident leaves man critically injured

A man is fighting for his life after he was struck by a train near the Berea Road railway station this morning. Reports indicate that the man was trying to cross the lines when he fell in front of the train. Netcare 911 paramedics arrived at the scene and found that the man had gone […]

Umhlanga Head On Collision Leaves 1 Man Fighting For His Life

9 February 2013 Crisis Medical paramedics attended to an accident on Forrest Drive, Umhlanga at 02:45 this morning. On arrival, paramedics found two badly damaged vehicles lying in the road way. They immediately checked the cars and found a seriously injured man suffering from a suspected spinal injury, fractures to his lower legs and puncture […]