On Friday, January 13, Emer-G-MED responded to many road incidents, some of which resulted in fatalities.
Earlier this evening, Emer-G-Med paramedics went to a crash involving a heavy-duty truck on the Beyers Naude Drive off-ramp from the N14.
A male truck driver was found heavily entangled and severely injured in the debris of his truck upon arriving at the scene.
Advanced Life Support Emergency Care Practitioners labored diligently to stabilize him until rescue professionals used the Jaws-of-life to extricate him almost two hours later.
Once he was released, the Netcare911 aeromedical helicopter transported him to a specialized facility for the care he required.
Additionally, Emer-G-Med paramedics responded to a deadly motorbike accident on the N12 in the Boksburg region.
A man motorcyclist in his forties has tragically passed away.
Emer-G-Med paramedics and multiple emergency response organizations responded to a collision with multiple casualties on the R38 at approximately 18h00.
According to reports from the site, as many as thirteen people were hurt. Sadly, four individuals perished.
Earlier this morning, paramedics from Emer-G-Med and Medi Response responded to a pedestrian-vehicle collision on the M4 Ruth First Highway in the Broadway neighborhood in Durban North, KwaZulu-Natal.
On arrival, it was discovered that a fifty-year-old male had incurred life-threatening injuries.
Several techniques of advanced life support were attempted to stabilize the individual, but he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead at the spot.