Taxi driver trapped in wreckage of truck collision
SHERWOOD – A taxi driver was trapped in the wreckage after his taxi smashed into a truck on the N3 near Sherwood at approximately 9:30 am.
Rescue Care’s Advanced Life Support Paramedics worked to stabilise the taxi driver in the vehicle as the Durban Fire Department used the Jaws of Life and other hydraulic equipment to cut the man free. Once extricated the taxi driver was placed on a specialised board before being transported to a nearby hospital for the further care that he required.
At this stage the exact cause of the collision is unknown however SAPS were on the scene and will be investigating further.