KwaZulu-Natal: At 12:24 Thursday afternoon Netcare 911 responded to a crush incident on Thomas Halstead Drive in Sea View Durban.
Reports indicate that a one-ton cable roll fell over crushing two workers underneath.
The patients were removed from the cable roll and found to have sustained serious injuries to their head, neck and chest areas and were treated on scene by Emergency Care Practitioners and Netcare 911 rescue technician.
Due to the nature of one of the patient’s injuries a Netcare 911 helicopter was activated to airlift the man to a specialist facility for the care he required.
The second patient was stabilised on scene and transported by Advanced Life Support ambulance to the hospital.