16 Apr 2018, Durban: A lady in her forties had been killed after a three-vehicle collision on Hans Detman Highway near Shallcross on Saturday afternoon just after 3pm.
Rescue Care Paramedics Paramedics arrived on the scene to find carnage. Three vehicles had collided before one vehicle burst into flames and one overturned coming to rest on its side.
The entire roadway was closed. One female was severely entrapped in her vehicle and in a critical condition. Whilst Fire Fighters worked to cut her free Advanced Life Support Paramedics worked to stabilise her.
Once freed the lady went into Cardiac Arrest and resuscitation efforts began, after a short while Paramedics regained a pulse and the lady was rushed to a nearby hospital where unfortunately a short while later passed away.
Her teenage son who was also in the car had sustained moderate injuries and was also transported to hospital.
Two other drivers were also treated on the scene with one being critically injured as result of the fire after the crash. Both men were transported to Hospital.