KwaZulu-Natal: At 17H16 Saturday late afternoon Netcare 911 responded to reports of a collision on the John Ross Highway in Richards Bay. Reports from the scene indicate that a 42-year-old male cyclist was knocked down by a light motor vehicle. The patient was treated on scene and transported by Netcare
One person was killed, and two others sustained injuries ranging from minor to serious after a truck and a vehicle collided on the N12 in Fochville last night. When ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene shortly before 21H30, they found one patient walking around on the scene. He had sustained minor injuries.
Ten children were left injured this afternoon following a taxi rollover on the Msunduzi Main Road in Msunduzi, KwaZulu Natal. ER24 paramedics were called to the scene shortly after 16h00. Upon arrival, paramedics found a taxi lying at the bottom of a long embankment. The community alerted ER24 that
Driver Fatigue is a Threat to All Road Users Almost everyone knows that driving a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or other drugs is a deadly combination. However, few people seem to realize the danger associated with driving while fatigued. In fact, drivers who become drowsy or fall asleep
Understanding Driver Tiredness: What makes us Fatigued? We live in a 24-hour society – television, international travel, the internet and telesales mean that we work and play throughout the day and night. The fast-moving pace of the modern world also means we are doing more than ever before
With the daily carnage on the roads of South Africa, it is not only the victims of road crashes that are exposed to trauma. Our first responders to these road crashes such as paramedics and members of the police are exposed to the trauma of horrific crashes and it is important that the long-term effects