Man dies in N3 crash

Comment on this story
iol news pic Steering wheel accident generic Henrique Vicente on Flickr.com File image

Durban - A man died and one person was injured when two cars collided near the Berea Road offramp on the N3 west-bound in Durban on Thursday, paramedics said.

“Paramedics arrived to find that two vehicles had collided in a rear-end collision before one vehicle overturned,” Rescue Care spokesman Garrith Jamieson said.

The man, driving the one car, was found with critical injuries lying in the right hand lane of the highway around 2pm on Thursday afternoon.

He was given advanced life support and placed on a manual ventilator at the scene, but died shortly after he arrived at a nearby hospital, Jamieson said.

The other driver sustained minor injuries and was also taken to a nearby hospital for further treatment.

Jamieson said it was not known how the accident happened.

Police were investigating.

Sapa


sign up
 
 

Comment Guidelines



  1. Please read our comment guidelines.
  2. Login and register, if you haven’ t already.
  3. Write your comment in the block below and click (Post As)
  4. Has a comment offended you? Hover your mouse over the comment and wait until a small triangle appears on the right-hand side. Click triangle () and select "Flag as inappropriate". Our moderators will take action if need be.