STATEMENT BY KWAZULU PRIVATE AMBULANCE:
At approximately 5:15 on Friday morning, Kwazulu Private Ambulance Service responded to an accident on Marine drive in St Michael’s.
When emergency services arrived they found that a car had gone off the bridge into the river below.
Paramedics assessed the scene and found that there was one occupant in the car that had sustained serious injuries and was entrapped.
Thankfully the river mouth had opened due to the recent rains and the water level was low in the river.
Together with fire department, paramedics worked to free the patient from the vehicle. The patient was stabilized on scene and transported to hospital for further care.
The cause of the accident is not know, but saps are investigating.