12 Injured in Fields Hill crash

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Twelve people have been injured including a four-year-old child when the taxi they were in collided with a vehicle on the M13 Durban Bound Fields Hill before losing control and going down an embankment coming to rest approximately 10 metres on Sunday afternoon.

Rescue Care Paramedics arrived around 4pm on scene to find the taxi down the embankment. Immediately more ambulances were called to assist with Advanced Life Support Paramedic units. The Durban SAPS and Metro Police Search and Rescue Units were also dispatched to assist as well as the Netcare 911 Rescue unit. Paramedics found multiple patients down the embankment and a specialised rescue basket was used with a rope system to bring the injured up. Twelve patients including a four year old little boy had sustained multiple injuries and once they were stabilised on the scene they were transported to various Durban Hospitals for the further care that they required.

At this stage the events leading up to the crash is unknown however…


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